Yesterday we met Nick Dearden, head of an anti-capitalist British group called Global Justice Now and frequent contributor to the Guardian. As recently as January of this year, Dearden described Venezuela as a “beacon of hope.” He’s also blamed the poverty of countries like the Democratic Republic of the Congo on American “vulture funds.” 465 more words
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Over the last year or so, as Venezuela’s economy has plummeted and the Venezuelan people have suffered increasingly from food shortages, electricity shutoffs, and the like, many longtime cheerleaders for chavismo have dummied up. 537 more words
Former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner was indicted on Friday for defrauding the state out of an alleged $5.2billion.
Federal judge Claudio Bonadio said a scheme to inflate the Argentine peso by selling the central bank’s US dollars below market value would not have been possible without Fernandez’s approval. 144 more words
Brazil is in a crisis, that’s for sure.
But general Western media portryal of the impeachment of Dilma Rousseff seems only to have presented a simplified, one-sided picture of events. 2,526 more words
Brazil legislators voted Thursday to remove President Dilma Rousseff from office, with two years still left in her term. A Senate committee recommended last week that she be put on trial for various transgressions linked to a massive corruption scandal. 837 more words
///LANZARON EL MOVIMIENTO PATRIÓTICO NÉSTOR KIRCHNER -INP-DBN- Patria que Resiste – Dirigentes sociales, políticos y actores y referentes de la cultura, lanzaron hoy en Avellaneda el Movimiento Patriótico Néstor Kirchner, en el marco del Frente Ciudadano que propuso la Cristina Fernández de Kirchner. 196 more words
El fiscal federal Carlos Rívolo imputó este lunes a la expresidenta de Argentina Cristina Fernández de Kirchner y a su hijo Máximo, en una causa por los presuntos delitos de enriquecimiento ilícito y falsificación de documentos públicos. 197 more words