Haitians have once again taken to the streets in recent weeks, targeting the banks and NGOs that have taken over the island since the 2010 earthquake.
Latin American nations are putting themselves on the front line for the sovereignty of certain countries, and are backing progressive processes in others.
The cruelly inadequate U.S. policy for aiding refugees continues. While the United States has offered aid to help other countries welcome Ukrainian refugees, our own annual refugee cap remains at just 125,000. Instead of welcoming refugees with open arms, our current efforts hold them at arm’s length.
Journalist John Pilger examines the latest arguments presented by the U.S. in its bid to extradite Julian Assange, and the continuing persecution of the whistleblower and his partner Stella Moris.
A 15-year peacekeeping mission by the UN in Haiti that ended one year ago still has unanswered questions about how Latin American nations came to participate in the occupation against a small, unarmed and impoverished Caribbean nation.
Last week, the people of Haiti erupted in protests over fuel price hikes. Behind the protests lie a story of corruption by the elite, blatantly insensitive IMF policies, predatory pricing by US oil firms and the fallout of the economic war on Venezuela.