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In Brazil, the World Cup Will Decide the Country’s Next President

In Brazil, the World Cup Will Decide the Country’s Next President

Dilma Rousseff's re-election bid depends on pushing for a smarter approach in curbing violence and should find inspiration in Panama’s success story.…

Latin America: A Culture of Violence?

If Latin America is to remedy its high levels of violence, much will need to be done at the institutional level, and in particular, at the local level.…

Venezuelan Protests: Latin America Is Watching

Venezuelan Protests: Latin America Is Watching

As Venezuela is torn by polarization and civil unrest, government and opposition are aware of the role its neighbors can play in the pacification process.…

Why Latin America Is Refusing to Follow the US on Human Rights

Why Latin America Is Refusing to Follow the US on Human Rights

The US waived its right to act as a moral compass for Latin America.…

The New Politics of the 21st Century: Global Resistance and Rising Anarchism

What we are seeing around the world is a global resistance that, in some cases, has anarchist undercurrents. We are witnessing the new politics of the 21st century.…

Globalizing Homeland Security

Globalizing Homeland Security

It is not just one thing that should worry us about the authoritarian tendencies of the Obama presidency, but one thing after another; the cumulative effect of it all.…

Snowden’s Post-Asylum Relevance

Snowden’s Post-Asylum Relevance

Nothing better shows the hegemonic nature of the United States’ presence in the world than its unyielding refusal to grasp, let alone accept, this logic of reciprocity even in dealing…

Washington Is Driving the World to the Final War

Washington Is Driving the World to the Final War

Washington’s hegemonic impulse is driving the world to destruction. The peoples of the world should realize this and force their governments to stop enabling Washington’s aggression. …

Guatemala’s Circus of Courts

Guatemala’s Circus of Courts

While the world barely took notice, justice came upon a tribe of Guatemalan Indians and their supporters this month when their 13-year claim of genocide and crimes on humanity produced…

Would you believe that the United States tried to do something that was not nice against Hugo Chávez?

Would you believe that the United States tried to do something that was not nice against Hugo Chávez?

In a secret US cable to the State Department, former US ambassador to Venezuela, William Brownfield, outlines a comprehensive plan to destabilize the government of the late President Hugo Chávez.…

Argentina’s Awful Warning to Cyprus

The Argentine example is an awful warning of what may happen should Nicosia and the EU fail to revive the Cypriot banking system.…

Hugo Chavez: A History Maker

Hugo Chavez: A History Maker

A genius makes us think, and act, differently, thereby making history. Chávez was one. Thank you Hugo–may you not rest in peace.…

Hugo Chávez

Hugo Chávez

I personally believe that Hugo Chávez was murdered by the United States. If his illness and death were NOT induced, the CIA was not doing its job.…

The Fate of Those Who Do Not Love the Empire

Both Hugo Chávez and Salvador Allende had sinned by creating "nationalistic" regimes that served the wrong "national interest".…

America’s Moral Degeneracy

America’s Moral Degeneracy

It is not only foreign political regimes that are corrupted by Washington’s evil, but also Americans themselves.…

Latin America’s Communist Bent and the Killing It Brings

Latin America’s Communist Bent and the Killing It Brings

A country’s propensity for revolution is a measure of its inner pain—and a people’s openness to communism is in proportion to how well capitalism serves them. …

Bolivia, Ecuador and Nicaragua: Lofty Idealism vs. Hard Nosed Politics

It has been four years since the leaders of Bolivia, Ecuador, and Nicaragua joined Hugo Chavez in forming a socialist bloc, intended to transform the life of the common man…

BRIC Becomes BRICS: Changes on the Geopolitical Chessboard

BRIC Becomes BRICS: Changes on the Geopolitical Chessboard

The world’s four main emerging economic powers, known by the acronym BRIC — standing for Brazil, Russia, India and China — now refer to themselves as BRICS. The capital “S”…

U.S. soothes syphilis sufferers with a ‘sorry’

U.S. soothes syphilis sufferers with a ‘sorry’

The United States of America issued an apology over an experiment carried out on Guatemalans in which they were infected with sexually transmitted diseases and later treated by antibiotics.…

The secret to understanding US foreign policy

For more than half a century Washington has been trying to block the rise of any government in Latin America that threatens to offer a viable alternative to the capitalist…

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