House and Senate Unanimously Support Destabilizing China
Stephen Lendman | globalresearch.ca | 2019-11-20
Non-intervention by nations in the internal affairs of others is fundamental international law. | In Nicaragua v. United States (1986), the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled against Washington for breaching international law and violating Nicaraguan sovereignty by supporting Contra death …
The Other Americans: Indigenous Guatemalans Mobilize to Denounce Coup in Bolivia
Jeff Abbott | progressive.org | 2019-11-19
Repression against indigenous Bolivians has spurred protests across the Americas.
What the Frack? New Mexico Wants to Recycle Radioactive Wastewater
Frances Madeson | progressive.org | 2019-11-19
The state's famous green chiles may be hot for a whole new reason.
"Narco country": AMLO's battle for Mexico's north
Miles Ellingham | peoplesworld.org | 2019-11-18
In this Feb. 22, 2014 file photo, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the head of Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel, is escorted to a helicopter in Mexico City following his capture in the beach resort town of Mazatlan, Mexico. | Eduardo Verdugo / AP | With "El Chapo" now in prison in the U.S., the head of the Sinaloa rattlesnake has been severed, but the body remains. A volatile power vacuum for control of prime narcotics real estate has opened up, a vacuum that has been filled by a cast of ruthless characters including Guzmán's sons–"Los Chapitos"–jostling for position with long-serving former lieutenants. | In 2017,…
A Novel Retells the Assassinations that Marked the End of the Cold War in El Salvador
Jefferson Morley | theintercept.com | 2019-11-17
"November," a newly translated novel by Jorge Galán, retells the execution of six Jesuit priests by El Salvador's U.S.-backed right-wing military.
MN says: "No to U.S. coup in Bolivia"
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2019-11-15
Minneapolis, MN – 50 protesters rallied at the intersection of Lake Street and Bloomington Avenue in Minneapolis on November 14 in response to a call for emergency response protests. On November 8, Bolivia's military staged a coup and ousted democratically elected President Evo Morales. Even though Morales accepted asylum in Mexico, the people's movements have refused to back down and have been protesting in the capital. Protests internationally have been organized to show solidarity with the indigenous and workers' movements opposing U.S. interference in Bolivia. | Thousands of drivers returning home from work…
A Coup? A Debate on the Political Crisis in Bolivia That Led to Evo Morales's Resignation
Staff | democracynow.org | 2019-11-13
In Bolivia, right-wing Senator Jeanine àÅñez declared herself president Tuesday night despite a lack of quorum in Congress, amid a deepening political crisis in the country. Evo Morales, Bolivia's first indigenous president, left the country Monday after being granted asylum in Mexico. Morales announced his resignation Sunday shortly after the Bolivian military took to the airwaves to call for his departure. His Movement Toward Socialism party is refusing to recognize àÅñez as president, calling her claim illegal and decrying Evo Morales's resignation over the weekend as a military coup. Last month, M…
Venezuela, El Salvador Break Relations as Maduro Applauds 'New Anti-Neoliberal Wave'
Paul Dobson | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-11-04
Guatemala's president-elect has similarly pledged to break with the Maduro government upon assuming office in January.