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The army of General Khalifa Haftar—who controls large parts of eastern Libya—has withdrawn from the southern part of the capital and is now holding fast in the city of Sirte and at the airbase of Jufra.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.
Vijay Prashad writes about how the United States has unilaterally increased its military buildup around China and has ramped up threatening rhetoric
A group of mercenaries attempted to invade Venezuela early on Sunday May 3. This is the latest in a series of attacks against the Bolivarian Republic.
The 2005 regulations pushed on the World Health Organization by the United States and the Europeans hampered the WHO’s ability to declare an emergency and a pandemic
The attack on the Chinese government and the World Health Organization’s work on the novel coronavirus by the Trump administration is unfounded
As information about coronavirus emerged, the Chinese government and Chinese society began to organize an immense campaign against its spread.
Colombia’s Government Acts Like a Doormat for the United States—and Its People Aren’t Going Along With It
Last year, on November 21, the Colombian people took to the streets in massive numbers to reject the policies of the government led by President Iván Duque.
In the early weeks when the virus emerged in Wuhan, the Chinese government neither suppressed evidence nor did their warning systems fail.
The Trump administration has used the fabricated narco-trafficking charges against Maduro and other officials as an excuse to intensify pressure on Venezuela
World Health Organization’s Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus called for “solidarity, not stigma” in a speech given on February 14, long before the virus had hit Europe or North America.
This overlooked region of India is a beacon to the world for taking on the coronavirus, with the leftist government setting the bar for testing, tracing and treatment standards.