Saturday, 15 December , 2018

Assassinations

‘Astonishing’ CIA memo shows Brazil’s ex-dictator authorized torture and executions

Newly unearthed document details Ernesto Geisel’s approval of over 100 executions of ‘subversives’, sparking immediate outcry in Brazil By Tom Phillips 11 May 2018 Brazil’s...

Two-Thirds of Human Rights Defenders Killed in 2017 Were From Latin...

Source: Telesur The Dawn News January 22, 2018 Most of the killings in Latin America took place in Colombia, Brazil, Mexico and Honduras, according to the report. Of...

Grassroots Chavista Leader Assassinated in Caracas

A local leader of Venezuela’s United Socialist Party (PSUV) was gunned down in south-central Caracas Monday by alleged members of an armed criminal group. Elizabeth Aguilera, 43, was the head of the local PSUV chapter– known as Bolívar-Chávez Battle Units– in the working class neighborhood of Cota 905 in the Caracas municipality of El Libertador.

Nine Killed in Police Crackdown on Oaxaca

Laura Carlsen of the Center for International Policy says that Oaxacan teachers are protesting not only teacher evaluations, but also the entirety of neoliberal reform under Peña Nieto

Assassinations in Brazil

The oligarchy and the enemies of the people murder peasants in Brazil The Continental Articulation of Social Movements towards the ALBA emphatically condemns the events...