Venezuela in the Eye of the Hurricane
- Eva Lacoste
Washington continues its policy of destabilization in South America to the tune of millions of dollars, this year preparing to finance the presidential campaign opposing President Chávez with the intention of retaking control of Venezuela's oil ...
Letter of Support and Solidarity with the National Indigenous Campesino Movement of Argentina
- CLOC-Via Campesina
As the Latin American Coordinating Body of Rural Organizations, we at CLOC-Vía Campesina—historical reference point for the Continent's struggle and resistance—condemn the repression and criminalization of social struggle we are seeing ...
Jealsa Rianxeira and Western Sahara: David versus Goliath
- Western Sahara Resource Watch
The Galician holding, which exploits Western Saharan fishing resources, insists on continuing its illegal plundering of the territory in spite of a letter sent to the company by the Polisario Front (PF) this past April, in which Jealsa was asked to cease ...
Spain: Public outrage or political consciousness?
- Agustín Velloso
Recently, and especially in the days leading up to the municipal and regional elections in Spain held on Sunday, May 22nd, there has been much talk about the outrage of youth—and certain adults—a conversation thrown into sharp relief ...
The Casbah in Madrid
- Santiago Alba Rico
For those of us who followed the occupations of the Tunisian Casbah closely, it's very difficulty not to succumb to that thrilling vertigo of a déjà vu at the sight of the young folk who, since last Monday, have dignified the Puerta del ...
The 'indignados' in the Sun
- Ana Atienza
On Friday night I went to the Sol to see what was happening with the Democracia Real Ya (Real Democracy Now) movement. Never in my life had I seen so many people there. The crowd was so huge that they didn't even fit in the square, and had to ...
President Hugo Chávez in the Colombian Labyrinth
- Maurice Lemoine
“The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela reports that on April 23rd, 2011, Colombian national Joaquín Pérez Becerra (carrying an identity document numbered 16.610.245) was detained in the Simón Bolívar International Airport ...
Joaquín Pérez Becerra's Extradition to Colombia: An Open Letter to Hugo Chávez Frías
- Gilberto López y Rivas
President Chávez Frías :
On Monday, April 25th, your government sent Pérez Becerra to Colombia. You can imagine quite well what kind of fate awaits him. We hope that your government will take account of the ignoble prospects he ...