Vijay Prashad and John Ross discuss the partnership that is being strengthened between countries in Latin America and China at a moment of increased pressure due to the US trade war against China
Regional governments from both right and left see the BRI as lucrative and free of political interference
María Lourdes Urbaneja Durant tells Vijay Prashad that despite sabotage by the US, Venezuela has been able to curb the spread of COVID-19 through “participation of the people”
For veteran Argentine ambassador Alicia Castro, resigning over her government’s vote against Venezuela at the UN Human Rights Council was not a difficult decision, for as she wrote in her letter, “Anti-colonialism is… an ethical imperative”
Venezuela’s Ability to Fight COVID-19 Is Badly Hamstrung by the 31 Metric Tons of Gold Stolen From Its Treasury
On October 5, 2020, the England and Wales Court of Appeal overturned a lower court decision from July that denied the Venezuelan government access to 31 metric tons of its gold stored in the Bank of London.
In 2018, Trump slapped tariffs on more than $200 billion worth of various Chinese goods.
Not only was Rafael Correa barred from contesting in the upcoming elections in Ecuador, but now the candidacy of Andrés Arauz is also being threatened
The United States government has continued attacking Cuban medical internationalism right up to the current pandemic, making wild allegations against the program that disparage the medical workers.
Vijay Prashad explores the role of multinational companies in the deepening social, economic and political crisis in Mozambique
Trump lied to his own citizens, while China’s president Xi Jinping said that his government would be “putting people first.”
On September 7, 2020, Julian Assange will leave his cell in Belmarsh Prison in London and attend a hearing that will determine his fate.
A recent study released by U.S.-based researchers disproves allegations made by the Organization of American States that electoral fraud was committed by Evo Morales’ party in the 2019 Bolivian elections.
Dr. Báez was one of 165 Cuban doctors of the Henry Reeve International Medical Brigade who went to Sierra Leone to fight a terrible outbreak in 2014 of a disease first detected in 1976. During his time there, Dr. Báez contracted Ebola.
The Tragic Assassination of Colombia’s Sports Hero Patrón, Lover of Football and His Afro-Colombian Community
Patrocinio Bonilla was assassinated by paramilitaries in Chocó on August 11, amid a context of intensified violence against the communities in the region.
Following a massive national strike organized after elections were postponed for a third time in Bolivia since the coup d’état, Vijay Prashad and Manuel Bertoldi discuss the future of Bolivian democracy.
Why a Growing Force in Brazil Is Charging That President Jair Bolsonaro Has Committed Crimes Against Humanity
Trade unions in Brazil have taken to the International Criminal Court to charge President Jair Bolsonaro with crimes against humanity over his mismanagement of the pandemic
U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on Venezuela confirmed this week the overt efforts over the last year of the U.S. government to carry out a coup d’état against president Nicolás Maduro.
How does one understand the total failure of the Trump administration to break the chain of the infection?
Musk and his company are willing to risk Bolivia’s democracy to get lithium, a key ingredient for batteries.
The army of General Khalifa Haftar—who controls large parts of eastern Libya—has withdrawn from the southern part of the capital and is now holding fast in the city of Sirte and at the airbase of Jufra.
The heroic and tragic story of how Laos has controlled the coronavirus pandemic but now faces an even more unforgiving adversary, foreign debt.
Vijay Prashad writes on the imperialist actions led by the US and the UK against Venezuela and the emptiness of their commitment to international law
But as thousands of Venezuelans crossed the border at these four points—Apure, Bolívar, Táchira, and Zulia—they found themselves treated in these countries as second-class citizens.
Vijay Prashad writes about the deep impacts of the COVID-19 lockdown on children who are suffering disproportionately amid the pandemic with limited access to education and higher levels of violence
A few weeks ago, I was talking to Noam Chomsky about the state of the world. At one point, Noam smiled and said that he is not aware of any German doctors in Italy, even though both countries are in the European Union; instead, Cuban and Chinese doctors went to Italy to help the Italians fight the global pandemic.
The cancellation of racist debt and the payment of reparations must be central demands in the anti-racist, anti-colonial and anti-imperialist struggle.
Vijay Prashad writes on how the recent murder of George Floyd in the US is sadly unsurprising in a country that upholds capitalist exploitation through white supremacy
In April, U.S. President Donald Trump ordered the U.S. Navy to send ships into the Caribbean supposedly on an anti-drug mission.
Vijay Prashad writes on why the Trump administration has insisted on blaming China for the coronavirus pandemic and how the administration’s slow response is responsible for the tragic situation in the country today
Why the Bouficha Appeal stands for the aspirations of people who want an end to militarized violence on earth.