22/1 – Cuban President Says Concessions to US Would Lead Nowhere 

Resumen Latinoamericano

By The Associated Press on January 17, 2020

Diaz Canel in Las Tunas, Photo: Ismael Francisco

Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel said he does not believe the Trump administration would drop sanctions on the island in exchange for concessions from his government.

The Trump administration says it has been tightening sanctions on Cuba in recent months in order to … Läs mer

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18/1 – Bakgrund: Iran, Irak och USA

Iraks roll i den stora kraftmätningen mellan USA och Iran

Nazanín Armanian

Publicerad 13 januari 2020

Nazanín Armanian är iranska, bor i Barcelona sedan 1983, då hon flydde sitt land. Licencitat i statsvetenskap. Hon undervisar på Barcelonas universitet. Kolumnist i spanska tidningar.

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Översättning Eva Björklund

Om nu USA och Irans Islamiska Republik (IIR) har levt ihop i Irak, … Läs mer

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13/1 – In Colombia the Horror Show against Human Rights Continues

By Óscar H Avellaneda on January 10, 2020

Source: Resumen Latinoamericano, translation North America bureau

On the night of Wednesday, January 8, social leader Oscar Quintero Valencia was taken from his home and executed in front of his wife. He lived in the village of Los Mangos in Puerto Guzmán (Putumayo), the municipality where social leader Gloria Ocampo had been … Läs mer

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11/1 – Presskonferensen (11/12) i Washington; Pompeos och Lavrovs inledningar, samt uttalande från Lavrov om USA:s Latinamerika-politik

USAs Utrikesminister Michael R. Pompeo & Rysslands Utrikesminister Sergej Lavrov

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View Original Content: Secretary Michael R. Pompeo and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at a Press Availability

USAs utrikesminister Mike Pompeo inledde och berättade om ett tidigare möte med Sergej Lavrov.

I maj reste jag på president Trumps uppdrag till … Läs mer

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10/1 – Puerto Rico: Three Years for History 

By José E. Rivera Santana on January 9, 2020 P

Source: Claridad, translation Resumen Latinoamericano, North America bureau

This comprehensive article on contemporary Puerto Rico was written just before a devastating 6.4 earthquake hit Puerto Rico on January 7 knocking out power to a half-million people and leaving thousands homeless. Trump, however, didn’t even blink as he pushed more resources Läs mer

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6/1 – År 2019 i Latinamerika: En rad nederlag för USA-imperialismen

VENEZUELA: Oljeutvinningen i december var den högsta sen årsskiftet. Men med 2020 runt hörnet står president Maduro inför nya utmaningar efter att ha klarat av flera hinder under de senaste 12 månaderna – fått ner inflationen, ökat exporten och kunna betala skulder.

Orinoco Tribune, Marco Teruggi:

Ett oväntat slut på året. I början av 2019 kunde ingen förutsäga hur det … Läs mer

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6/1 – Årets vinner 2019: Rustningsindustrien

Midt i fleisen – Søkelys på krigsindustrien og andre problemer

Årets vinner 2019: Rustningsindustrien

Av Albrecht Müller (perspektiv fra Tyskland)

Regnskapet ved nyttår er dystert i år. Det militærindustrielle komplekset og militæret vant soleklart, med flere angrep som nesten slo knockout på alle som er bekymret for freden. Selv om vi ønsker å spre håp, er nøkternhet passende med tanke … Läs mer

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4/1 – Oscar Lafontaine: USA måste lämna Tyskland!

Oskar Lafontaine, tidigare ordförande för de tyska Socialdemokraterna och inrikesminister i Tyskland, senare även ledare inom vänsterpartiet die Linke, kräver i ett inlägg på Facebook att USA:s militärbaser i Tyskland ska stängas. eFOLKET återger här en översättning till norska av Lafontaines text, som har publicerats på bloggen Mitt i Fleisen:

Ami go home!

USA fører økonomiske kriger med mange dødsofre … Läs mer

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26/12 – Colombia: It’s not Polarization, It’s an Uprising!

By Pablo Nariño on December 21, 2019

Today, the government of Colombia is being artificially supported, and while time passes on without a break, the elite, the traditional parties and their host of professional politicians, hastily whipped up their speeches and authorize the illegitimate violence of the State to confront the people; police, army, undercover structures, the media, pollsters, are … Läs mer

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22/12 – Gorbatsjov: Ikke gi opp håpet om en verden uten atomvåpen

Intervju med Michail Gorbatjov om kampen mot atomvapen

Hämtad från https://midtifleisen.wordpress.com/2019/12/22/gorbatsjov-ikke-gi-opp-hapet-om-en-verden-uten-atomvapen/

Samtidig som Trump-administrasjonen trekker seg fra en nøkkelavtale om atomvåpen og til og med vurderer bruken av små atomvåpen, ønsker Mikhail Gorbatsjov, tidligere leder i Sovjetunionen, å strekke ut en ånd til USA for dialog.

Det viktigste er å handle slik at man ikke lar verden gli mot Läs mer

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20/12 – Storm Clouds Over Latin America

November’s coup in Bolivia is just the latest episode in the right-wing resurgence across Latin America. In this article, William I. Robinson looks at the deeper structural causes for the retreat in the Pink Tide, and the hopes for a socialist renewal in the region.

The mass popular struggles sweeping Latin America against a resurgent neoliberalism and far-right aggression present … Läs mer

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2/12 – Slutdokumentet från konferensen i Havanna 1 – 3 november 2019, rörande kampen mot imperialism och nyliberalism

(Här på både engelska och spanska)

FINAL DECLARATION

From this Cuba with such solidarity, the first free territory in the Americas, recognizing the heroic resistance of its people and the victories attained over sixty years of Revolution, we have shared our struggles and hopes, we the 1332 representatives of 789 social and people’s movement organizations, of solidarity movements, networks, platforms … Läs mer

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27/11 – Americas Enemies, Who’s On the List?

Global research – America’s Enemies, Who’s On the List? (16 November)

Prospects and Perspectives

For almost 2 decades, the US pursued a list of ‘enemy countries’ to confront, attack, weaken and overthrow.

This imperial quest to overthrow ‘enemy countries’ operated at various levels of intensity, depending on two considerations: the level of priority and the degree of vulnerability for a Läs mer

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20/11 – Macri and the US Involvement in the Bolivian Coup Starting to Emerge

Text från Resumen Latinamericano.

By Stella Calloni on November 18, 2019

On November 18, which is a holiday in Argentina, thousands of people occupied the Plaza de Mayo in Buenos Aires against the coup d’état in Bolivia and in solidarity with the Chilean people, paying tribute to the victims and the resistance of the people, while evidence and condemnation continue … Läs mer

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18/11 – Nick Estes: What the coup against Evo Morales means to indigenous people like me

Artikeln tidigare (14/11) publicerad i The Guardian

Artikelförfattare: Nick Estes.

The indigenous-socialist project accomplished what neoliberalism has repeatedly failed to do: redistribute wealth to society’s poorest sectors

Evo Morales is more than Bolivia’s first indigenous president — he is our president, too. The rise of a humble Aymara coca farmer to the nation’s highest office in 2006 marked the arrival … Läs mer

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17/11 – Cuban Doctors who Provided Health Services in Bolivia are Returning to Cuba  

November 16, 2019

Government sources have confirmed with Granma that the first group of the more than 700 Cuban medical professionals who provided medical attention in the Plurinational State of Bolivia, are returning to their homeland from the city of Santa Cruz, in a Cubana airliner.

On November 13, four members of the Medical Brigade in El Alto were arrested … Läs mer

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13/11 – Chile: A Day in Which the Fury against Piñera Became Evident

 By Resumen Latinoamericano on November 13, 2019

On Tuesday Chile experienced one of the most complex days since the beginning of the social outburst that began almost a month ago. The general strike called for this day included multiple incidents, repression, barricades and fires in different regions of the country, as well as another death to increase the list to … Läs mer

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12/11 – Massive General Strike in Chile Demands a Constituent Assembly

A wide range of sectors joined the strike as port, agro-industrial, commercial, banking, health, and public services workers, as well as teachers and students.

About 129 organizations adhered to the general strike Tuesday, as hundreds of thousands of Chileans across the country took to the streets in the biggest demonstration since the beginning of the anti-neoliberalism protests.

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10/11 – Bolivian President Evo Morales Calls New Presidential Elections

Dagsaktuell artikel (2019-11-10) publicerad av Telesur (teleSUR English).

Morales also called for calm and peace amid opposition protests and mobilizations, which have turned violent, against his victory in the Oct. 20 elections.

Bolivian President Evo Morales said Sunday that he was calling new presidential elections after a night of major unrest and violence across the country led by right-wing opposition … Läs mer

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Techno-fix futures will only accelerate climate chaos – don’t believe the hype

Thanks to the efforts of climate activists, the climate and ecological emergency has never been more prominent. But acknowledging the problem is just a starting point. Now this momentum must be harnessed to dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions and reverse habitat destruction.

To accelerate this transition, we need a vision of the future – and there are many out there. … Läs mer

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MSM Denies ‘Venezuela Treatment’ to Anti-Neoliberal Rebellions in Chile and Ecuador

Venezuelanalysis’ Lucas Koerner examines the stark contrast in the MSM’s coverage of events in Venezuela, Chile and Ecuador.

Throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, people are rising up against right-wing, US-backed governments and their neoliberal austerity policies.

Currently in Chile, the government of billionaire Sebastian Piñera has deployed the army to crush nationwide demonstrations against inequality sparked by a subway … Läs mer

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Mass Uprising against Austerity and Corruption forces Lebanon Prime Minister and Cabinet to Resign

Published on Tuesday, October 29, 2019
by Common Dreams

“This is in response to the will and demand of the thousands of Lebanese demanding change,” Saad Hariri said in a televised address.
by
Jake Johnson, staff writer

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri announced Tuesday that he and his entire cabinet will resign amid mass protests against austerity and government corruption … Läs mer

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Eoin Higgins, staff writer “We Can’t Remain Indifferent”: Chile Trade Unions Call for General Strike in Support of Student-Led Uprising

Published on Monday, October 21, 2019
by Common Dreams

by Eoin Higgins, staff writer

“Something’s not right with this country and 14-year-olds were the first ones to say so—now it’s workers’ turn to say enough is enough.”

As protests against the Chilean government continued Monday, trade unions across the South American country called for a general strike to support demonstrators … Läs mer

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