Venezuela & ALBA News 12.3.2021: Inspiring Honduras Victory; US Defeated in Venezuela Election; Huge anti-Coup Mobilization in Bolivia

Orinoco Tribune: ALBA-TCP “12 Years After the Coup, These Elections are an Example of Courage and Resistance” “We congratulate the resounding victory of the Honduran people, who have restored hope through these elections 12 years after the coup,” Llorenti wrote. “The first female President of Honduras, @XiomaraCastroZ, is an example of resistance and courage. Long…

NicaNotes: Nicaragua’s Election Was Free and Fair

By Richard Kohn, Ph.D. (Rick Kohn is a Professor in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Maryland. He has worked on extension and research projects in the US, Nigeria, and Nicaragua. He covered the Nov. 7 general election in Nicaragua.) CNN and other mainstream media have been promoting a conspiracy…

Alex Saab’s lawyers describe US extradition as twenty-first century colonialism

Lagos, 24 November 2021 ALEX SAAB’S WIN IN AFRICAN HUMAN RIGHTS CASE WILL BE A CAUSE OF SERIOUS CONCERN FOR UNITED STATES THE OUTCOME CONFIRMS UNITED STATES DOES NOT WANT INDEPENDENT AFRICAN INSTITUTIONS Femi Falana Statement 24.11.2021 Femi Falana Statement 24.11.2021 POR (español) On 11 August, 2021, my colleague Dr Jose Manuel Pinto Monteiro and…

2021: Countering corporate media & disinformation campaigns!

While 2021 has seen more than its share of biased reporting and media disinformation, AFGJ remains committed to offering honest, nuanced reporting on critical topics in today’s global justice movement. We know that in order to counter the corporate media machine and build a more powerful grassroots movement, we need strong political analysis, thoroughly-researched reports,…

NicaNotes: Benefits for Workers in Nicaragua’s Free Trade Zones: An Interview with Pedro Ortega

By Jorge Capelan [Jorge Capelán is a Latin American journalist and political analyst who has worked for many years in Nicaragua. He appears weekly on news analysis programs and writes for several online news outlets.]  Free Trade Zones (FTZs) play a very important role in Nicaragua’s struggle against poverty.  As distinct from most countries in the…