Honduras workers mobilize protest against the imposition of new president
Martes 18 de Febrero de 2014 00:01
The United Confederation of Workers of Honduras (CUTH) is calling on all its members to join the demonstration this Monday, January 27th, 2014, to picket the inauguration ceremony in protest of the continuity of the National Party dictatorship. On Monday, Juan Orlando Hernandez will be sworn in as president despite a near-complete lack of investigation of all the claims of fraud in the November 2013 elections.
El Salvador: Survey Shows FMLN Advantage Over ARENA
Lunes 17 de Febrero de 2014 23:56
San Salvador, Feb 13 (Prensa Latina) The Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front (Frente Farabundo Marti para la Liberacion Nacional, FMLN) has a 12-point advantage over its rival in the second electoral round to be held next March in El Salvador, indicated a survey published today.
Election Database Shielded After Cyber Attack in Honduras
Sábado 21 de Diciembre de 2013 11:52
Tegucigalpa, Dec 4 (Prensa Latina) David Matamoros, head of Honduran Election Supreme Court (TSE), said that his database was shielded after the cybernetic attack carried out on Monday against TSE and other 13 institutions of this country.
Sábado 21 de Diciembre de 2013 10:38
Mexico, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) President Enrique Peña Nieto enacted today the energy reform promoted by his government under which private investment is allowed in the hydrocarbon sector for the first time in 75 years.
Sábado 21 de Diciembre de 2013 10:36
By John Parker on December 19, 2013
Los Angeles — A gathering of activists, organizers in the Honduran community and leaders in progressive organizations fighting U.S. imperialism participated in an exciting reportback at the Harriet Tubman Center for Social Justice in Los Angeles. LeiLani Dowell was the featured speaker, along with Ramón Sánchez, a...
U.S., EU back pro-imperialist coup attempt in Ukraine
Sábado 21 de Diciembre de 2013 10:33
By Gene Clancy on December 17, 2013
Dec. 15 — With strong, almost universal support from the corporate media, the United States government along with the European Union is carrying out a propaganda blitz while threatening sanctions against the government of Ukraine.
Venezuela’s Maduro Rejects US “Intervention” in Honduras
Miércoles 04 de Diciembre de 2013 01:50
By TAMARA PEARSON
By TAMARA PEARSON
Merida, 26th November 2013 (Venezuelanalysis.com) – Yesterday Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro criticised US “intervention” in the internal affairs of Latin American countries, and in the Honduran elections.
Miércoles 04 de Diciembre de 2013 01:40
Tegucigalpa, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) The vote count in Honduras continues today, despite the Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) granting the win yesterday to Juan Orlando Hernandez, candidate of the ruling National Party.
Agrarian Crisis as the Crisis of Small Property Ownership in Globalizing Capitalism
by Raju J DasThe topic of agrarian crisis is everywhere. What does it mean, though?We know what 'agrarian' means. It refers to agriculture and its social relations.What does 'crisis' mean? It means a problem (or a set of problems). It is not an ordinary problem, however. It is a big problem. It is a problem that must be addressed immediately.
Dana Frank | November 6, 2013Four years after a military coup deposed democratically elected President Manuel Zelaya, Hondurans have a chance with their November 24 elections to restore a measure of democracy. The stakes are high: either Honduras will plunge deeper into its vortex of violence and repression, or it will have a fighting chance to begin to re-establish the rule of law and construct a viable economy. On a broader level, the Honduran elections will test whether Latin America’s transition to democracy and social justice will be permitted to advance—in what Secretary of State John Kerry still refers to as “our backyard.”
Electoral Campaign Begins!
Air Piracy Over Europe
Downing the Bolivian Presidential Planeby JOHN PILGERImagine the aircraft of the President of France being forced down in Latin America on “suspicion” that it was carrying a political refugee to safety – and not just any refugee but someone who has provided the people of the world with proof of criminal activity on an epic scale.
Who’s to blame as hundreds die in Bangladeshi factory collapse