Authoritarianism in Venezuela?
A Reply to Gabriel Hetland
- Lucas Koerner
Written by Lucas Koerner on behalf of Venezuelanalysis’ writing and multimedia staff as well as VA founder Greg Wilpert.
A version of this article was submitted to NACLA, but no initial response was received. The editor elected to go ahead ...
The call for a Constituent Assembly in Venezuela
The call for a Constituent Assembly by the executive power in Venezuela has opened a new chapter in the political dispute that the country has been experiencing for the past few years. In a scenario of heightened confrontation between the government ...
Venezuela 2017: One day, and several threats, at a time
- Supriyo Chatterjee সুপ্রিয় চট্টোপাধ্যায়
The Venezuelan revolution has aged prematurely in the four years since Hugo Chavez’s death in March 2013. The cheerfulness of the Venezuelan people has given way to a more brooding mood on the streets. In the divergence of opinion on who or what ...
‘Never seen it so bad’: violence and impunity in Brazil’s Amazon
- David Hill
Former deputy editor of National Geographic Brazil says a “humanitarian catastrophe” is taking place in Brazil’s Amazon
One of the perpetrators of arguably Brazil’s most internationally high-profile murders in recent years ...
Chilean copper miners in Escondida on indefinite strike against BHP and Rio Tinto
- Franck Gaudichaud
About 2500 workers have been on strike since February 9 at the Escondida mine in Chile’s north.
Owned by two Anglo-Australian mining giants, BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto, Escondida is the largest producer of “red gold” in the world. ...
The Walls Above, The Cracks Below (And To The Left)
- Ejército zapatista de liberación nacional EZLN
The Storm On Our Path
For us, as Zapatista originary peoples, the storm—the war—has been going on for centuries. It arrived to our lands with the lies of the dominant civilization and religion. At that time, the sword and the ...
Joint Pronouncement from the CNI and the EZLN for the Freedom of our Mapuche Sister Machi Francisca Lincolao Huircapan
- Congreso Nacional Indígena CNI - Ejército zapatista de liberación nacional EZLN
To the Mapuche People:
To the Chilean People:
To the International Sixth:
To the Media:
We peoples, nations, and tribes of the National Indigenous Congress send a fraternal greeting of solidarity to Machi  Francisca Lincolao Huircapan, of the ...
Open letter to President Juan Manuel Santos from the National Secretariat of the FARC-EP
The situation is very worrying and dramatic: more than 200 deaths so far this year, with a total blanket of impunity. A new genocide is under way against social leaders and peasants.
Few hours away from the signing of the Final ...
Mexico: CNI, All Flying Together
- Luis Hernández Navarro
Wine consumption in Mexico has gone up in the last ten years. Its consumers have grown significantly. The sweet nectar has ceased to be the tipple of executives with high purchasing power and more and more women and young people are drinking it. But ...
America's Dirty History Exposed: FBI Investigated U.S.-Backed Assassination of Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero
- Ken Klippenstein كليبنستين كين
FBI documents obtained by AlterNet via a Freedom of Information Act request reveal that the U.S. government investigated the Salvadoran security forces it had armed and trained in connection with the 1980 assassination of Catholic Archbishop Oscar ...