South America

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Crisis in Bolivia: World BEYOND War Podcast Featuring Medea Benjamin, Iván Velasquez and David Swanson

By Marc Eliot Stein, December 17, 2019 In early November of this year, Bolivia’s longtime President Evo Morales suddenly resigned his office following protests, allegations of election fraud and pressure from the military. Weeks of uncertainty have followed, and alarming […]

Protests in Bolivia 2019

How the Global North’s Left Media Helped Pave the Way for Bolivia’s Right-Wing Coup

By Lucas Koerner, December 10, 2019 From Fair.org In our brave new age of hybrid warfare, corporate media play the role of ideological heavy artillery within the arsenal of Western imperialist powers. Day in and day out, “reputable” establishment outlets bombard […]

“They’re killing us like dogs” – A Massacre in Bolivia and a Plea for Help

A Message From Bolivia

By Medea Benjamin, November 22, 2019 I am writing from Bolivia just days after witnessing the November 19 military massacre at the Senkata gas plant in the indigenous city of El Alto, and the tear-gassing of a peaceful funeral procession […]

Letter to the President of Mexico from People Who Care About Peace

(English below the Spanish) De: World BEYOND War 14 de noviembre, 2019. A: Presidente Andrés Manuel López Obrador. Deseamos agradecerle a nombre de nuestros miembros de todo el mundo por sus comentarios realizados el día 5 de noviembre de 2019, […]

The Dulles Brothers

Exceptionally Insulated

By Kristin Christman, July 21, 2019 Originally Published in the Albany Times Union If you were Iranian and learned that U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton wanted to attack your country, wouldn’t you feel terrified? But we’re taught to dismiss […]

Max Blumenthal Drops By The Largest US Military Air Base in Latin America

“We’re at the Soto Cano/Palmerola air base, the largest US air base in Latin America. Thank you for liberating Hondurans from their votes in the 2017 election!” The Grayzone’s Max Blumenthal rolled up on the Soto Cano / Palmerola air […]

Terroristas - from the archives of Operation Condor

Operation Condor Killers Were Trained at US Army School

By Brett Wilkins, July 18, 2019 From Common Dreams Five of the 24 men sentenced last week by an Italian court to life in prison for their roles in a brutal and bloody U.S.-backed Cold War campaign against South American dissidents graduated […]

Allan Culham

Canada Hires Hitman to Overthrow Venezuelan Government

By Yves Engler, June 17, 2019 From Internationalist 360 The brazenness of Ottawa’s intervention in the South American country’s affairs is remarkable. Recently Global Affairs Canada tendered a contract for an individual to coordinate its bid to oust President Nicolás Maduro. According […]

On the eve of renewed sanctions by Washington, an Iranian protester holds a burning picture of President Donald Trump outside the former US embassy in the Iranian capital Tehran on November 4, 2018. (Photo: Majid Saeedi/Getty Images)

U.S. Sanctions: Economic Sabotage That Is Deadly, Illegal, and Ineffective

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J S Davies, June 17, 2019 From Common Dreams While the mystery of who is responsible for sabotaging the two tankers in the Gulf of Oman remains unsolved, it is clear that the Trump administration […]

Keep the War Machine Out of the Galapagos Islands

By World BEYOND War, June 17, 2019 The government of Ecuador has recently agreed to allow the U.S. military to base aircraft and naval ships at one of the Galapagos Islands in violation of the Constitution of Ecuador, which both […]