The Latin American Exception: How a Washington Global Torture Gulag Was Turned Into the Only Gulag-Free Zone on Earth
- Greg Grandin
The map tells the story. To illustrate a damning new report, “Globalizing Torture: CIA Secret Detentions and Extraordinary Rendition,” recently published by the Open Society Institute, the Washington Post put together an equally damning ...
Zapatistas break silence to slam Mexico elite
- Chris Arsenault
New statements from the indigenous movement put rebels seeking "land, liberty, work and peace" back in the public eye.
After years of silence, secluded in their base communities in Mexico's impoverished south, indigenous Zapatista ...
Return of the Chavitos: The brotherhood of Chavez
- Supriyo Chatterjee সুপ্রিয় চট্টোপাধ্যায়
Soon after Hugo Chavez went to prison in February 1992 for his failed military uprising, it was carnival time in Venezuela and hundreds of largely young boys dressed up in military fatigues with a red beret as Chavitos (little Chavez) or Chavecitos ...
The Atheists Pray for Chávez
- John Brown
Being uniquely and exclusively defined by the function he must perform – that is to say, by the historical vacuum he must fill – the Prince is a pure aleatory possibility-impossibility
Louis Althusser, Machiavel and US
Do'nt We Know Them?
Letter by Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos
- Ejército zapatista de liberación nacional EZLN
To whom it may concern up there above:
They think they are on the winning side ...
and so aside from being traitors, they are idiots.
Tyrion Lannister in A Song of Ice and Fire. Volume II:
"Clash of Kings". George R. R. ...
"Did you hear it? It is the sound of your world collapsing": EZLN
In a massive, disciplined and simultaneous action, not seen since the days of the insurgent uprising of 1994, tens of thousands of Zapatistas peacefully, and in thunderous silence, occupied five cities of the Chiapas. Hours later, they provided ...
Oil is tainted with worker’s blood in Puerto Gaitan, Colombia
- USO Unión Sindical Obrera de la Industria del Petróleo
On the afternoon of December 11, 2012, a hired assassin killed union leader MILTON ENRIQUE RIVAS PARRA. The event took place in the municipality of Puerto Gaitan (Meta department, Colombia), near the offices of TERMOTECNICA, where he worked ...
International Organisations expose irregularities in the trial of David Ravelo Crespo, Colombian human rights defender
- Various Authors - Versch. Autoren - AA.VV. - Auteurs div. -Από διάφορους συντάκτες - Muhtelif Yazarlar-Olika skribenter-Malsamaj aŭtoroj-مؤلفون مختلفين
After more than 26 months in prison awaiting sentence, the renowned human rights defender David Ravelo Crespo has been sentenced to more than 18 years in prison on charges of aggravated homicide.
Today, on International Human Rights ...
EU to facilitate illegal money trafficking from Colombia and Peru?
A new report by the Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations (SOMO) presented today at the European Parliament reveals that with the signature of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the EU, Colombia and Peru, there is a great risk of ...
Colombia: Open Letter to the Negotiating Table in Havana
The Colombian government and the FARC, as well as large sections of the nation and the international community have expressed their interest in having the ELN also begin a process of discussion in the search for peace.
In this regard, we reaffirm ...