Wednesday, 19 September , 2018

Latin America

Samir Amin at 80: An Introduction and Tribute

By John Bellamy Foster Oct 01, 2011 Samir Amin was born in Cairo in 1931, and studied within the French educational system in Egypt (Lycée Français...

Cuba’s ‘Si Yo Puedo’ Helps Panama Cut Illiteracy in Half

8 September 2018 The largest percentage of those who are illiterate in Panama is concentrated in the comarca of Ngabe-Bugle and the provinces of Veraguas...

Ortega Warns of US Military Intervention, Open to Meeting Trump

10 September 2018 In an interview to be aired Monday night, Nicaraguan President Ortega says he will talk to U.S. President Trump, but wants U.S....

Paraguay to Move Embassy Back to Tel Aviv From Jerusalem; Israel...

Israel to close embassy, recall ambassador for consultations - Palestinians say they pushed Paraguay to relocate embassy - Paraguay was third country to move...

The burning down of Brazil’s national museum: A capitalist crime against...

By Bill Van Auken 4 September 2018 Brazil’s National Museum in Rio de Janeiro was gutted Sunday night by a massive fire that consumed not...

Brésil, Urgent: Tout faire pour empêcher la victoire de Lula et...

September 02, 2018 Depuis l'incarcération de Lula, les événements se suivent selon le scénario très précis mis en place par la droite brésilienne, dont l'objectif,...

Brazil: Electoral Authorities Ban Lula From Presidential Race

31 August 2018 The electoral tribunal opted to ignore the UN's legally binding demand that Lula's political rights be respected and he be allowed to...

Glencore and Other Mining Corporations Make Record Profits, Violate Human Rights,...

By Peter Koenig Aug. 27, 2018 Glencore, according to statista.com is the world’s largest mining company by revenues. As a way of introduction, here is what...

Argentina Hikes Interest Rate to 60% as Peso Crashes

30 August 2018 The currency hit a new record low Thursday of 39 pesos per U.S. dollar, making it the world's worst-performing currency. Argentina's central bank yanked...

Sanctions, Sanctions, Sanctions – the Final Demise of the Dollar Hegemony?

By Peter Koenig 17 August 2018 Sanctions left and sanctions right. Financial mostly, taxes, tariffs, visas, travel bans – confiscation of foreign assets, import and export...