Living Earth, the indigenous name of Latin America
In the spirit of Martí and native peoples, ABYA YALA is a collection of everything related to Our América, living earth that begins at Río Bravo and ends at Tierra del Fuego, including the Caribbean islands, not forgetting the First Nations of Northern America.
Brazil: the only way to defeat the right-wing candidate is to vote for Fernando Haddad!
Anita Leocádia Prestes
An avalanche of authoritarianism, violence and fascist terror has struck Brazil in recent weeks, culminating in the dramatic score obtained by Captain Jair Bolsonaro in the first round of this year's presidential election.
It is urgent that good men ...
Can Brazil’s democracy be saved?
A dangerous right-wing populist who preys on division and disunity looks to be headed for the presidency.
"Brazil above all else, God above all" (Brazilian version of Deutschland über alles)
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — ...
50 years after a student massacre, Mexico reflects on democracy
MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s student movement erupted so suddenly in the summer of 1968 that it seemed to catch even its followers by surprise.
The protests began as Mexico City was preparing to host the Olympics that October — an event ...
Equality and Territory: the Common Struggle of Indigenous Women in the Andes
- Mariela Jara
This article is published ahead of the International Day of Indigenous Women, celebrated September 5, ...
The Uprooting in Haiti: whispers of a revolutionary past and future
In July 2018, protests developed in Haiti and then escalated against the government. The immediate ...
Lula: There Is a Right-Wing Coup Underway in Brazil
- Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva
Mr. da Silva, the former president of Brazil, wrote this Op-Ed essay from prison.
In wake of AMLO victory, US media fear Chavismo and hope for ‘business-friendly’ change
- Gregory Shupak
Neoliberal capitalist dogma pervades mainstream media. A case in point is coverage of Andrés ...
The balkanization of South America – and the role of fifth columns throughout the world
- Peter Koenig
During the recent meeting in Caracas of the Venezuelan Presidential Economic Advisory Commission, in ...
Nicaragua: An open letter to Amnesty International
- Camilo E. Mejía
Through this letter I express my unequivocal condemnation of Amnesty International with regards to the ...
“Cuba denounces US policy, sparking its revolutionary role”: Luciano Vasapollo
- Achille Lollo
The ongoing political pressure and more importantly, the “limited intensity” operations ...