Friday, 29 May , 2020

Latin America

Alfred de Zayas: “Les sanctions économiques sont un crime contre l’Humanité”

April 3, 2020 Alfred de Zayas a été secrétaire du Comité des Droits de l'Homme de l'ONU, directeur du bureau des requêtes au Haut Commissariat...

The human toll of COVID-19 in Brazil

The corona crisis has also brought to the forefront the crisis in Brazil’s healthcare system. The Sistema Único de Saúde – SUS -, Brazil’s...

Iranian Oil Tankers Entering Venezuelan Waters despite US Warning

May 24, 2020 The first of five Iranian tankers carrying fuel entered Venezuela’s exclusive economic zone late Saturday, despite a US official’s warning that Washington...

Magic and Voodoo Versus Science and Medicine

By Wayne Madsen May 20, 2020 © Photo: Reuters/Bing Guan Across the globe, as scientists and doctors are working a breakneck speed to develop safe vaccines and...

Why has Brazil been so badly hit by coronavirus? – video...

By Tom Phillips, Maheen Sadiq and Nikhita Chulani, 22 May 2020  The spread of coronavirus has been catastrophic in Brazil, with the country now ranking...

Peru’s Healthcare System Collapses Under the Weight of the Coronavirus Pandemic

With almost 100,000 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Peru, Lima’s hospitals are already at capacity and cannot receive more patients. Doctors working at public...

Venezuelan Military to Escort Iranian Tankers Delivering Fuel, Defense Minister Says

20.05.2020 Venezuela's military will escort Iranian tankers delivering fuel to the country when they enter Venezuela's exclusive economic zone, the country's Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino...

The rise of Asia and the polarisation of Global Forces: Western...

(Read Part I) G7 and E7, OLDEFOS and NEFOS Those forecasts reveal interesting points, at least two for the purpose of this essay: 1) The grouping of...

A Caracas Commune Prepares for the Coronavirus Crisis: Four Voices from...

A visit to the Altos de Lidice Commune in Caracas shows how a community is developing a self-organized healthcare system By Cira Pascual Marquina –...

Iran Sends Fuel Tankers to Venezuela, Vows ‘Decisive Response’ to US...

Crippling US sanctions have caused severe fuel shortages in the Caribbean nation. May 18, 2020 Tehran has issued a formal warning to Washington over threats to...