Vijay Prashad explores what is behind the fueling the border dispute between Guyana and Venezuela: oil and imperialism.
The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons came into effect on January 22 but none of the nuclear weapons states are signatories.
The South American country is the most recent success of the U.S. policy to edge out Beijing’s business interests.
Chomsky and Prashad: Why Neoliberal Leaders Who Failed to Protect Their Countries From COVID-19 Must Be Investigated
Neoliberal leaders who failed to protect their countries from the virus must be investigated.
On January 5, the Lima Group called for countries around the world to “disregard” Venezuela’s new elected Legislative Assembly.
Although the pandemic is on all of our minds, other major issues threaten the longevity of our species and of our planet.
Coral reefs across the world may disappear by the 2040s, according to a new report.
Iván Duque attacks social leaders and human rights defenders at home, while leading the imperialist offensive against Venezuela and its sovereignty
Instead of region-wide democracy, what have bloomed are arms deals, conflict, and authoritarian regimes
Vijay Prashad spoke to leaders of five major opposition parties in Venezuela that participated in the elections on December 6 and rejected the boycott of the process promoted by US-backed Juan Guaidó.
The upcoming legislative elections in Venezuela are going to be held in a context of great adversity are an important step in the democratic recuperation of the country’s institutions from the US-backed opposition
Venezuela’s Foreign minister Jorge Arreaza talks about the country’s relationship of mutual gain and benefit with China, the US bid to impose Monroe Doctrine 2.0, and a how a new Cold War cannot be allowed in the region
On November 15, 15 Asian and Pacific countries signed an agreement known as the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) that unites 30 percent of the global population and 30 percent of global gross domestic product (GDP).
Will US foreign policy change significantly under the incoming Biden administration? Vijay Prashad argues that this is unlikely, especially with regard to the Cold War on China
Despite the relentless aggression by the US against Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro congratulated Joe Biden on his election and expressed the hope that talks would resume. It might be a good idea for Biden to take up that offer
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.