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U.S. Cries Foul Because Nicaragua Stops It from Buying This Year’s Elections

By Rita Jill Clark-Gollub, an active member of Friends of Latin America in Maryland, and Assistant Editor/Translator at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs. The corporate media is again awash with accusatory articles about Nicaragua, claiming that the government is disqualifying political opponents to give the FSLN an easy win in this year’s elections. Let’s take a…

A Year in Review: Racism, Repression and Fightback [EBOOK]

One year ago, George Floyd was killed by Minneapolis police. What followed was the eruption of the largest uprising against racism and state violence in modern U.S. history. Against the backdrop of a devastating pandemic, economic recession and climate crisis disproportionately impacting Black, Indigenous and Latinx people of color in the United States, an eruption…

AFGJ commemorates Colombia National Victim’s Day

Colombia commemorates today. April 9, 2021, the tenth anniversary of the National Victm’s Day. This day was institutionalized by ex-president Manuel Santos, thru the Victims and Land Restitution Law, to recognized and compensate Colombian victims of human rights abuses during the long-running arm conflict. The Victims and Land Restitution law, defines a victim as “those people…

Buenaventura: Narcotráfico, Conflicto Armado y Paz Neoliberal

por Eunice Escobar Click here to read in English Buenaventura, el Pacifico colombiano y otras regiones del país continúan sumergidos en una ola de violencia que ha conllevado a nuevos altos índices de confinamiento y desplazamiento interno forzado. El territorio ancestral alrededor de este puerto internacional es una zona afectada por el conflicto armado y…

Buenaventura: Drug-Trafficking, Armed Conflict and Neoliberal Peace

by Eunice Escobar, translated from Spanish original by Adrián Boutureira Para leer el original en español… Buenaventura, the Colombian Pacific and other regions of the country remain submerged in a wave of violence that has led to all-new highs in rates of confinement and forced internal displacement. The ancestral territory around this international port is…