Wednesday September 26, 2018
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BY Sean Orr | Milwaukee, WI | 9/19/18
Venezuela has been in the news lately. For the first time in decades, the threat of war between the United States and a Latin American country hangs over our hemisphere.
BY staff | Washington DC | 9/01/18
The Colombian political prisoner Anyaibe Rojas Valderrama, also known as Sonia, was finally released from her 17-year prison sentence on August 18.
BY staff | Miami, FL | 8/10/18
Around 30 people, largely from the small but well-organized group Progressive Colombians Miami, gathered at the Torch of Friendship in Miami to take part in an international day of action called for by Colombia Humana.
BY Sean Orr | Milwaukee, WI | 8/09/18
On August 4, an attempt to assassinate Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro was carried out in Caracas. During a ceremony commemorating the anniversary of the Bolivarian National Guard, two drones strapped with explosives flew towards the stage and exploded. While Maduro was unharmed, seven soldiers were wounded.
BY Sean Orr | Milwaukee, WI | 8/03/18
For several days, tens of thousands of campesinos have marched into Caracas from every corner of Venezuela - some having traveled for weeks - calling for a revolutionary struggle to resolve the land crisis.
BY Jim Byrne | Tucson, AZ | 7/20/18
On July 16, Colombian paramilitaries with possible connections to the government murdered six social movement leaders.
BY Jim Byrne | Tucson | 7/11/18
This past weekend, July 7 and 8, hundreds of thousands of Nicaraguans marched and rallied to celebrate the 39th anniversary of the Sandinista Revolution that liberated the country from the 43-year reign of the brutal, U.S.-backed Somoza dictatorship.
BY Jim Byrne | Nicaragua | 6/10/18
In November of 2016, president of Nicaragua Daniel Ortega was elected for a third term with 72% approval. Despite what the U.S. government says about Nicaraguan elections, the Carter Center’s election observer teams routinely praise Nicaragua’s fair and free elections.
BY Sean Orr | Milwaukee WI | 1/09/18
On Dec. 18, Donald Trump announced his administration’s National Security Strategy, essentially laying out the worldview of the American ruling class and how the U.S. intends to project its power into the future.
BY Tribuna Popular | Venezuela | 9/05/17
Fight Back News service is circulating the following August 31 article from Tribuna Popular, a publication of the Communist Party of Venezuela (PCV). The article was translated by the staff of Fight Back!
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