30 Oct 2015

EU Nominates Violent US-Backed Venezuelan Opposition For Human Rights Prize

The EU’s prestigious Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought could be awarded to Venezuela’s violent opposition movement, which is backed by U.S. dollars.

Young people dressed as soldiers after the Gran Parada Militar in Chile, 2014 (Flickr / armandolobos)
14 Aug 2015

Crimes Of US-Backed Dictatorship Era Still Being Prosecuted In Chile

The death of Pinochet’s former head of National Intelligence Services has ignited a fresh surge of rage and indignation, as the families of the over 3,000 disappeared still face an uphill struggle against the state and the military to uncover details regarding the murder and disappearance of their relatives.

24 Jul 2015

Cuba-US Relations: Diplomatic Ties Emerge, Mired In Suspicion

The article was originally published at MintPressNews.com. Feelings of anticipation and a sense of foreboding are both attending Cuba and the United States’s progress on plans to re-establish full diplomatic relations. The negotiations, which started in mid-2013, were announced publicly on Dec. 17, 2014, when the three remaining “Cuban 5” were