Posts Tagged: latin america

Oaxaca movement forms new government, widens struggle

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On Nov. 10, the Popular Assembly of the Peoples of Oaxaca (APPO) was formally dissolved. It was replaced by the State Council of the Popular Assembly ...

Electoral fraud and people’s resistance in Mexico

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Dr. Gilberto López y Rivas is a professor of ethnology and social anthropology at the National Institute of Anthropology and History in Mexico ...

U.S. funds anti-Chávez Venezuelan groups

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As Venezuela's Dec. 3 presidential election approaches, the U.S. government is intensifying efforts to interfere with the re-election bid of president...

Anti-Castro terrorist gets only four years in prison

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The writer is the coordinator of the National Committee to Free the Cuban Five in San Francisco. For more information on the Five visit http://freethe...

Cuba at the United Nations: ‘U.S. blockade is genocide’

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Felipe Pérez Roque, foreign minister of the Republic of Cuba, delivered the following speech on Nov. 8 to the U.N. General Assembly. Click here...

The Posada file, destroyed by the son of Héctor Pesquera

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This article was first published in Cuba’s Granma International on Nov. 13. The order to destroy Luis Posada Carriles’ file, kept under lo...

U.N. condemns Cuba blockade for 15th year in a row

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U.S. efforts to impose economic isolation on Cuba expose the United States’ own political isolation. On Nov. 8, the U.N. General Assembly overwh...

Oaxaca: Tens of thousands march against police siege

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In a further sign of the resilience of the people’s movement in Oaxaca, more than 20,000 people marched in Oaxaca City on Sunday, Nov. 5, to den...

Lula’s victory and Brazil’s working class

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On Oct. 29, Brazilians re-elected incumbent president Luís Inácio "Lula" da Silva, or Lula, in a second round of voting. Lula garnered o...

Commemorating the liberation of Assata Shakur

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Assata Shakur, an African American freedom fighter, was convicted of killing a New Jersey cop in 1973. She escaped prison in 1979 and lives in exile i...