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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%...

Pablo Neruda: Poetry will not have Sung in Vain

48 years ago, one of Latin America’s finest poets passed away, grieving the death of Chile’s socialist hopes, and from torment of a chronic...

Peru: President Elect Castillo to Renounce Presidential Salary

The President-elect of Peru, Pedro Castillo is to take office today along with Vice-president elect, Dina Boluarte. He will be sworn in on Thursday...

Peru Election Results Delayed, Peruvians Take to the Streets in Protest

Lima: Even after the conclusion of Election results in Peru last month, the President has still not been announced. Thousands of Peruvians took to...

Taxing the poor to help the poor: Behind the protests in...

On 28 April 2021, tens of thousands of Colombians took to the streets against a controversial health care reform, Bill 010, and the associated...

Chile’s Constitution and the Independent voice

In May 2021, with over 95% of the votes counted, the results of the Chilean constitutional Referendum are being decided. Resulting from mass protests...

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