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How the US gov’t cultivated environmental and Indigenous groups to defeat Ecuador’s leftist Correísta movement

The people of Ecuador were hit by a surprise in the April 2021 presidential election: Hard-right banker Guillermo Lasso, one of the richest and most corrupt oligarchs in the country, who had unsuccessfully run in two previous races, scored a narrow victory over leftist Andrés Arauz. 164 palabras más

Three Notes on Argentine Crime Fiction

Hernán Maltz

Universidad de Buenos Aires, Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas

With thanks to Ciara Gorman

Argentine literature could be characterized as peripheral in the global domain (at least compared to the literary traditions of European countries). 1.546 palabras más

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Testimony in El Mozote Massacre Trial Highlights U.S. Cover-up of Mass Killings

In El Salvador, pretrial hearings on the 1981 El Mozote massacre are being held this week. Nearly 1,000 civilians from across seven villages were killed in the massacre carried out by U.S.-trained Salvadoran military officers. 71 palabras más

You cannot destroy the people with massacres!

Since the end of April, the puppet of US imperialism, the oligarchy in Colombia, has been carrying out massacres against the people protesting against the imposition of new neoliberal policies that shift the burden of the economic crisis onto ordinary people, and ultimately increase or at least largely preserve the profits of the capitalists. 1.163 palabras más


Sister Dianna Ortiz, Who Survived Torture by U.S.-Trained Guatemalan Military, Dies at 62

Sister Dianna Ortiz, a Catholic nun and outspoken opponent of torture, has died of cancer at the age of 62. In 1989, Sister Dianna Ortiz was abducted by members of Guatemala’s U.S.-trained military from the compound where she worked. 135 palabras más

Why informal isn't cool in LAC

What happened:  The International Labour Office (ILO) regional headquarters based in Lima has launched an intriguing competition, asking organisations anywhere in the world to submit “ideas, solutions, and innovations” designed to reduce labour informality in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). 443 palabras más