Latin America

Colombia: Peace in the Shadow of Genocide

Colombia: Peace in the Shadow of Genocide Colombia: Peace in the Shadow of Genocide by Dan Kovalik – December 14, 2016   A follow-up on our brief report last month on the No vote rejecting the Colombia peace accords between the government and the FARC guerrillas, which has now been revived in modified form by…

Colombia Peace Process Suffers Setback

Columbian Government and FARC signed a Peace Accord, but Voters Reject It Statement of the Colombia Peace Project on the Peace Accord between the Colombian government and the FARC guerrillas: After four years of negotiations, the FARC guerrillas and the Colombian government have reached a peace agreement. The Colombia Peace Project endorses the accord; but…

Documents reveal Failed CIA Coup Attempt in Ecuador

New Documents Reveal Failed CIA Recruitment Agency in Ecuador by teleSUR TV http://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/New-Documents-Reveal-Failed-CIA-Recruitment-Agency-in-Ecuador-20160613-0011.html On Sept. 30, 2010, Ecuador’s police and military revolted in a failed coup that saw President Rafael Correa held against his will. New classified documents revealed by teleSUR show how the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, or CIA, inflitrated and strengthened its presence…

The More Effective Evil

The More Effective Evil by Michael Novick, Anti-Racist Action In planning this issue of Change Links, we sought commentary on post-primary, pre-general election directions for the movement from progressive Democrats for Bernie, the Peace & Freedom Party, Freedom Socialist Party and anarchists, with little or no response. Instead we are running the information you see…

Deported 1 Million

Deported 1 Million, Separated Countless Families Since 2009, to Latinos Obama Is the Bait and Switch President by Bruce Dixon In 2008, Latinos delivered a whopping two thirds of their vote to the candidate of Hope and Change, to Barack Obama, who opposed the building of border walls who spoke out against the politics of…

Peruvian Election

Perú Run-Up to Peruvian Presidential Run-off By Carlos Quintanilla The winner of Perú’s first round of presidential elections, progressive Ollanta Humala, has explained that the purpose of the dialogues he has initiated with political, social and labor organizations is to offer the necessary concessions and to outline the principles upon which his government will operate,…

Repression in Honduras

Latin América Repression Continues in Honduras By Carlos Quintanilla Social organizations condemn the recent wave of repression against demonstrators protesting the privatization of education and the high cost of living in Honduras. La Federación de Organizaciones de la Enseñanza (Federation of Teaching Organization) in Honduras, has stated that police have been firing tear gas shells…

Ecuador

Latin América Ecuador Prioritizes Employment, Health Care, and Education By Carlos Quintanilla The Government of Ecuador has announced the reduction of unemployment during recent years to five percent, the lowest rate of Rafael Correa’s Administration. In 2010, over a quarter of a million jobs were created, demonstrating the country’s economic recovery. Additionally, the Ecuadorian Department…

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