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From Stroessner to Syngenta: Paraguay’s Soy Conflicts

The ‘soybeanisation’ of the Paraguayan economy has had a devastating impact on the country’s ecology, rural populations and democratic process, but it has been lucrative for ...

Human Rights Report Condemns State Violence in Colombia

A new investigation shines a light on the brutal state violence being inflicted on protesters in Duque’s Colombia. A much-anticipated report by the Inter-American Commission on ...

Indestructible Podcast #5: Bolivia and on the Ground Reporting

Rodrigo Acuña interviews journalist Camila Escalante about her reporting from Bolivia and across Latin America. Indestructible: Latin America with Rodrigo Acuña is a new podcast from Alborada bringing you ...

Por Que Voto Jadue

La masividad del resultado de la Primaria Presidencial del domingo, será la piedra fundante del triunfo popular que podremos obtener en noviembre. Yo voto Daniel Jadue ...

Cuba’s July 11th Protests

Chile: Es Hora para Enterrar Neoliberalismo

Un mensaje de apoyo de Roger Waters, Noam Chomsky, Naomi Klein y Vijay Prashad al posible candidato presidencial Daniel Jadue antes de las elecciones de noviembre. ...

Chile: Please Vote to Bury Neoliberalism

A message of support from Roger Waters, Noam Chomsky, Naomi Klein and Vijay Prashad for prospective presidential candidate Daniel Jadue ahead of November’s election. Chile, birthplace ...

Chile: Please Vote to Bury Neoliberalism

A message of support from Roger Waters, Noam Chomsky, Naomi Klein and Vijay Prashad for presidential candidate Daniel Jadue ahead of November’s election. Chile, birthplace of ...

No Evidence of Systematic Fraud Found in Peru Elections

The Progressive International statement on the 2021 presidential elections in Peru. Neither statistical models analysing results in real-time nor our time physical monitoring of this process ...

Video: Colombia Is Rising Up

28 May marked one month of large-scale protests across Colombia, an uprising without a clear precedent in the South American country’s history. The  uprising in Colombia ...

Indestructible Podcast #4: Latin America in the Media

Rodrigo Acuña interviews journalist and author Alan MacLeod about English-language media coverage of Latin America Indestructible: Latin America with Rodrigo Acuña is a new podcast from Alborada bringing you ...

Towards a New Chilean Constitution

The constitutional assembly will present the principles to govern the new Chile, as it appears that both the end of the democratic transition and neoliberalism in ...

What’s Really Guiding Biden’s Cuba Policy

Hundreds of Ex-Rebels Murdered in Colombia Despite Peace Agreement

Despite the Peace Agreement of 2016, the killing of ex-rebels, social leaders and trade union organisers continue at alarming rates. So far this year alone, Colombia ...

Colombian Police are Killing Civilians. British Police are Training Them.

Following the recent killings of several civilians in protests in Colombia, Britain’s training of Colombian security forces is at odds with its stated commitment to human ...

La Policía Colombiana Está Matando a Civiles. La Policía Británica Los Está Entrenando.

La policía colombiana, que desde hace mucho tiempo ha recibido ayuda de Estados Unidos y Gran Bretaña. En los últimos días, la policía nacional colombiana ha ...

How Kowtowing to Trump Guided British Support for Juan Guaidó

Recently published ministerial diaries reveal the cynicism of British support for Juan Guaidó. The recently published diary of former minister of state for Europe and the ...

Gabriel García Márquez and Magical Internationalism

Gabriel García Márquez was a militant journalist with a lifelong dedication to revolutionary internationalism. Sometimes what is obvious hides what is important. Gabriel García Márquez is ...

Gabriel García Márquez and Magical Internationalism

Gabriel García Márquez was a militant journalist with a lifelong dedication to revolutionary internationalism. Sometimes what is obvious hides what is important. Gabriel García Márquez is ...

In Che Guevara’s Veins Flowed the Blood of Irish Rebels

A shared anti-imperialist cause has forged a deep bond between Ireland and Latin America. ‘In my son’s veins flowed the blood of Irish rebels’, once proclaimed Ernesto ...

Chile’s Piñera to the International Criminal Court?

Since 2019, Piñera’s government has systemically violated human rights. An interview with Mauricio Dazza, the prosecutor trying to take him to the ICC. When the people ...

Biden and Latin America

It is not clear that a Joe Biden presidency is good news for an independent Latin America. Late in the morning of 8 November 2020 cheering ...

Ecuador’s Democracy at Stake

With progressive candidate Andrés Arauz the favourite to become Ecuador’s next president, attacks on the country’s democracy are escalating rapidly. In 11 April, the people of ...

Ecuador’s Democracy at Stake

With progressive candidate Andrés Arauz the favourite to become Ecuador’s next president, attacks on the country’s democracy are escalating rapidly. In 11 April, the people of ...

Will Lula Make a Comeback?

Will Brazil move away from fascism and towards a social democracy that once again puts economic justice and anti-imperialism first? That is the question on Brazilian ...

Cuba Libre to Covid-Libre

The achievements of Cuba’s Covid vaccination programme highlight the failure of the market. On 23 March 2021, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told a group of ...

Colombia’s Ongoing Human Rights Crisis

As Colombia approaches the fifth anniversary of its historic agreement, the peace process is under strain from ongoing political opposition, failures in implementation and an escalating ...

British Media Silence on Lula’s Persecution

Why was the British media silent for so long about Lula’s predicament under Operation Car Wash? During the presidency of Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, Brazil’s ...