Post Tagged with: "South America"

Demonstrators make their way into Ecuador's capital of Quito to join the national strike, June 15, 2022. (Terán Bryan Esteban / Shutterstock)

In Ecuador, Indigenous-led National Strike Intensifies

Ecuador’s powerful Indigenous movements once again took to the streets on June 13 to press the conservative government of President Guillermo Lasso to agree to their list of economic and social demands. The government’s repressive response has led to many injuries and arrests and several deaths, as the situation continues to grow more intense. Lasso called for dialogue in the[Read More…]

by 28/06/2022 Comments are Disabled World
In Latin America, The Empire Strikes Back

In Latin America, The Empire Strikes Back

A decade ago left-wing governments, defying Washington and global corporations, took power in Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay, Venezuela, Uruguay, Bolivia and Ecuador. It seemed as if the tide in Latin America was turning. The interference by Washington and exploitation by international corporations might finally be defeated. Latin American governments, headed by charismatic leaders such as Hugo Chavez in Venezuela, Luiz Inácio[Read More…]

by 04/10/2016 1 comment Imperialism