Latin America's message to the Arab world
- Pepe Escobar
Now the Brazilian president, Dilma Rousseff was tortured in 1970 by the country's military junta [Ricardo Amaral]
Take a good look at this 1970 photo.
The 22-year-old woman in the photo is about to be examined by a bunch of subtropical ...
Can Europe in crisis learn from the South?
- Rémy Herrera
The extreme seriousness of the current crisis hitting Europe, especially that in the euro zone caused by the so-called "sovereign" debt crisis, in Greece and Italy among others, begs the following question: don't the peoples of Europe have ...
South America : the decade that transformed a continent
- Raúl Zibechi
In many ways, the first decade of the 21st Century was the flip side of the last decade of the twentieth century in South America. There have been numerous and significant changes. We still don’t know if it’s a glitch in time or a new beginning. ...
A cog has broken. His name was Ezequiel.
- Ana Atienza
When the day ends and sleep begins to overtake me, I like to read or watch something entertaining on television. Those of us who, out of conviction, or moral responsibility or simple obstinacy, manage to keep ourselves informed and to denounce inconvenient ...
Why the Debt Crisis Hit Europe Harder Than the Emergent Countries of the South: Eric Toussaint
- Ram Etwareea
Europe’s current indebtedness is deeper than that of South American countries. In most cases the ratio between external debt and GNP has reached 40% in 2010 in South American countries; in Greece, Spain, Portugal or Ireland, it is well beyond 100%. ...
South of the Border: Oliver Stone and his swamp thing
I live in a cinema wasteland. We used to have one tiny scary movie theatre here before it was torn down and we were ultimately abandoned to the fate of Netflix. The floor was positively glue-like, from all the spilled cola that was never ...
At the Roots of Mapuche Resistance
- Dawn Paley
More than 34 Mapuche political prisoners in Chile have entered into day 69 of a hunger strike to bring attention to their struggle and force significant changes in the way the Chilean state treats Mapuche people.
The hunger strike has entered into ...
The Ecuadorian Coup: Its Larger Meaning
- James Petras
The abortive military-police coup in Ecuador, which took place on September 30, has raised numerous questions about the role of the US and its allies among the traditional oligarchy and the leftist social movements, Indian organizations and their ...
What The Zapatistas Can Teach Us About The Climate Crisis
- Jeff Conant
With their 1994 battle cry, “Ya basta!” ("Enough already!") Mexico’s Zapatista uprising became the spearhead of two convergent movements: Mexico’s movement for indigenous rights and the international movement against ...
Ecuador: Water or Gold
- Aljazeera.net الجزيرة نت
Like many South American countries, Ecuador has long been an exporter of raw materials - from agricultural produce such as cocoa and bananas, to oil, which alone accounts for more than half of its annual earnings.
Now Rafael Correa, ...