Ecuador’s Lenin Moreno Promises a New Style of Leadership

May 22, 2017 | 2 comments

On Wednesday, socialist Lenin Moreno, from the governing Alianza Pais movement, will become the constitutional president of Ecuador. He says he is open to creating a dialogue with all sectors, including opponents, who he is reaching out to.

“We Are Millions” Protests in Venezuela

May 21, 2017 | No Comments »

At least 46 people were injured on Saturday after police used tear gas to disperse demonstrations called “Somos millones” (“We Are Millions”) which attempted to reach the center of Caracas from the east of the city, the largest demonstration of opposition strength in almost seven weeks of continuous protests in Venezuela.

Who’s Responsible for the Violence in Today’s Venezuela

May 20, 2017 | 1 Comment »

We can’t deny the fact that Chavez’s Fifth Republic Movement was conceived as a progressive, democratic, inclusive and encouraging project despite all of the negative forecasts from detractors of any attempts aimed at making the world a little fairer. Likewise, we can’t deny the adverse result of being in power for almost two decades and the tyrannical offspring that this beautiful project evolved into.

Venezuela Mothers Demand End to Repression

May 15, 2017 | 3 comments

A group of mothers dressed in black marched on Mother’s Day (May 14th) to the general command of the National Guard (militarized police) of Venezuela to demand an end to the harsh repression against the demonstrations against the government of Nicolas Maduro.

Police Block Venezuelan Retirees Protest

May 13, 2017 | 4 comments

Police cordoned off the route a march of retired people were taking towards the Department of Protection of Citizens’ Rights, as the nearly daily protests continue against the Venezuelan Government.

Venezuela: Maduro Under Fire in the Odebrecht Corruption Scandal

May 12, 2017 | 3 comments

Testimony before the Brazilian courts has implicated Venezuelan president, Nicolas Maduro, in the Odebrecht construction company scandal in Latin America, according to details published today in the Brazilian media.

Venezuelan Musician Asks Maduro “To Listen to the People”

May 6, 2017 | 4 comments

Amid the growing crisis in Venezuela, the well-known orchestra director Gustavo Dudamel asked the president of his country, Nicolas Maduro, to listen to the cries of his people and to stop acts of repression.

Venezuela Says it Will Leave OAS

April 27, 2017 | No Comments »

Venezuela announced Wednesday that it will leave the Organization of American States (OAS) after the latter approved a Meeting of Consultation of foreign ministers to deal with the situation in the Latin American country, thereby increasing external pressures on Nicolas Maduro’s Government.

Venezuela: Music and Daring against Maduro

April 22, 2017 | No Comments »

In the two weeks of protests in Venezuela against President Nicolas Maduro’s government, which continued on Saturday, there has been more than smoke, arms and shields: there has also been room for the language of nonviolence to the point of nudity and creativity.

Cuba and Morocco Reestablish Diplomatic Relations

April 21, 2017 | 6 comments

Cuba today reestablished diplomatic relations with Morocco, which had been broken in 1980, following the expulsion of the Cuban ambassador from Rabat. The agreement came days after the private visit of King Mohamed VI and his family to the Cuban capital where they booked the entire 96-room Saratoga Hotel in Old Havana.