Social and Political Struggles of Honduras

Latin América Social and Political Struggles of Honduras By Carlos Quintanilla The Honduran National Popular Resistance Front surpassed its goal of collecting 1.25 million signatures to demand the return of former President Manuel Zelaya. According to community station Globo Radio, the signatures were collected in cities, towns and villages of the country’s 18 provinces. The aim of the resistance movement is to convene a Constituent Assembly to change the constitution in effect since 1982, and to rebuild the country after the 2009 coup. The Resistance Front is [...]

By |2010-10-02T03:23:57-05:00October 2nd, 2010|Carlos Quintanilla, Latin America|0 Comments

Dilma Rousseff Brazil’s Presidential Favorite

Latin América Dilma Rousseff  Brazil’s Presidential Favorite By Carlos Quintanilla According to a recent survey by the Sensus Institute published on Brazilian digital media, Worker's Party (PT) presidential candidate, Dilma Rousseff, leads the presidential race, there. Rousseff has 41.6 percent voter approval. Jose Serra, of the Brazilian opposition Democratic Social Party (PSDB), is in second place with 31.6 percent, followed by Marina Silva, Green Party (PV), candidate, with 8.5 percent. Serra, 68, a former  governor of Sao Pablo state, made it to the second round of presidential [...]

By |2010-09-01T02:59:01-05:00September 1st, 2010|Carlos Quintanilla, Commentary, Latin America, News|0 Comments

New President-Elect Promises to Follow Uribe’s Era

By Carlos Quintanilla Juan Manuel Santos, former National Defense Minister of Colombia, became President-elect with 69 percent of the runoff vote on Sunday, June 20. He defeated Green Party candidate Antanas Mockus who received 27.5 percent. Nearly 30 million Colombians were eligible to vote in the runoffs, but only 9 million went to the polls. The rest, according to Diario El Tiempo, stayed home to watch the World Cup games. In his victory speech given in Bogotá, Colombia’s capital, Santos promised to continue the policies of his [...]

By |2010-07-02T19:56:10-05:00July 2nd, 2010|Carlos Quintanilla, Columbia, Featured|0 Comments

Honduran Teachers Take the Streets Against Privatization

By Carlos Quintanilla Since the beginning of May, thousands of Honduran teachers led by the Federation of Teachers’ Organizations of Honduras (FOMH) have been marching and demonstrating to protest against government plans to privatize primary and secondary schools. These actions began in Tegucigalpa, Honduras’ capital, and the provinces of Morazán, Yoro and Cortes, spreading to cities of Comayagua and Lempira. According to community station Radio Progreso, Honduran educators reject government attempts to scrap the Teachers’ Statute and other legislation guaranteeing the rights of Honduran teachers. The FOMH [...]

By |2010-06-23T13:52:15-05:00June 23rd, 2010|Carlos Quintanilla, Featured, Latin America, Writers|0 Comments

Change-Links—May 2010

9 Fatcats Who Profiteered from the Credit Crunch DOJ Under Obama Perpetuates Bush Policies, Plus... By Chaparral Fireland Obama on Civil Liberties: Year One By Tom Head The Secret Police of LosAngeles: Daryl Gates’ Paranoid Legacy Excerpts From the Work of David Cay Johnson Latin América?International Organizations Seek End to ?Journalist Murders ?in Honduras By Carlos Quintanilla So What’s the Problem? By John Johnson

Change-Links—April 2010

Rebel Against Corporations' Greed, Racism-Poverty, War PDF File of The April Issue Calling All Rebels By Chris Hedges Time for Rebirth: The US Antiwar Movement is Grieving, Dreaming, Growing By Clare Bayard & Sara Lazare Lies, Dame Lies and the Media By David Swanson  (ACORN) Assassinations, Arrests and Persecution Continue in Honduras By Carlos Quintanilla The Rebel By John Johnson

By |2010-07-26T19:20:57-05:00April 1st, 2010|Chris Hedges, Clare Bayard, Sara Lazare|0 Comments

Change-Links —March 2010

April PDF 3 Easy Ways to Samck Down Wall Street By Brad Reed No Banker Left Behind By Robert Scheer Looting Social Security By Paul Craig Roberts Who's Really In Control of theWhite House? Maybe Not Obama By David Sirota Howard Zinn the Historian Who Made History By David Zirin Tensions Between Venezuela and Colombia By Carlos Quintanilla Running on Empty By John Johnson Howard Zinn Presente Zinn Photos ———— March Calendar

Change-Links—February 2010

Impeach the Dirty 5 The Print Edition PDF Shed a Tear for Our Democracy By Robert Weissman Haitian Earthquake: Made in the U.S.A. Why the Blood Is on Ur Hands By Ted Rall The Worlds Least Powerful Man: Obama By Paul Craig Roberts Nader's Utopian Narrative Rich with Ideas and Inspiration By Chaparral Fireland Corporate Personhood , Should Be Bannied Once and For All By Ralph Nader US Hati Occupation Worries Chavez By Carlos Quintanilla Some Guys By John Johnson ———— February Calendar

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