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25 Protesters Die in Post Parliamentary Coup Violence in Peru

Extreme violence against civilians protesting the parliamentary coup and arrest of democratically elected Pedro Castillo, continues to rage across Peru. Despite the repression, the...

Toppling Castillo on the third attempt: Peru’s recent scandal

On 7 December 2022, Pedro Castillo, former President of Peru, was impeached after attempting to dissolve the Peruvian Congress. Castillo comes from one of the...

Default the IMF or default the people: The Argentine Dilemma

On 28 January 2022, the Argentine government announced a nearly $45 billion deal with the International Monetary Fund. In response, thousands of people took...

The first 9/11: How the Parliamentary Path to Socialism in Chile...

“We (Chile) are moving towards socialism, not from an academic love for a doctrinaire system, but encouraged by the strength of our people, who...

 Grassroots Resistance in Ecuador: CONAIE and the organization of Indigenous Activists

Since 13 June 2022, Ecuador has been rocked by massive protests. The protests have been primarily sustained by indigenous activists, mostly associated with the...

Electing a Warlord: Fujimori the neo-liberal dictator of Peru

In 2017, Alberto Fujimori was granted a pardon for his sentence on humanitarian grounds from President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski. Kuczynski was a right-wing president...

Gustavo Petro: Symbol of the New Left in Columbia

In mid-March 2022, Opposition Senator, Gustavo Petro, won the Colombian Presidential primaries for the Historic Pact Coalition with nearly 80% of the votes. The...

Left Coalition Wins Colombia Presidential Primaries

On Sunday, in the presidential primaries in Colombia, the Historical Pact, a coalition that brings together the bulk of the Colombian left, won 17...

Chile Legalises Same-Sex Marriage in a Historic Vote

Chile's center-right President Sebastián Piñera signed into law a bill legalizing same-sex marriage on Thursday, days after it was approved by Congress in a...

Honduras to have first Leftist Female President, Xiomara Castro

28 November 2021, Presidential candidate, Iris Xiomara Castro Sarmiento, won to become the first female President of Honduras. Xiomara Castro received close to 54%...

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