Two leftist South American presidents are under the gun.
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President Alvaro Uribe leads a government strong on military repression serving big bankers, mega landowners, multi-national corporations, and elite families.
An interview with Carlos Lozano a top official of the Communist Party of Colombia is no small matter.
Accompanied by her children and 25 fellow workers, strike leader Aidé Silva escorted our small U.S. labor delegation through an industrialized floriculture operation near Madrid, Colombia.
Colombian trade unionists get murdered daily with impunity. Meet a young woman who is trying to stop it.
Storm signs are up over Latin America as new tensions play out against historical memories. The great liberator, Simon Bolivar, said in 1929 that the United States is "destined by Providence to plague America with misery in the name of liberty". Over nearly 200 years of U.S. military and economic intervention in Latin American affairs have taught the leaders, governments and peoples of the hemisphere to be on their guard.
A U.S.-Colombian agreement divulged last month is emblematic of what Le Monde Diplomatique correspondent Omar Roberto Rodriguez characterized as a “brutal counteroffensive” against “progressive and democratic governments.” Colombia will allow the United States for 10 years to deploy planes and troops at three air bases and naval vessels at two ports.