Category: Latin America

The corruption in Mexico City and the recent Subway scandals

In recent days, three former officials of the Mexico City Subway Project were arrested and charged with “illegal use of powers” in the construction of Line 12; more specifically for giving out contracts for services that had never been opened for bidding and for withholding millions in contributions.

Cuba: Thaw in relations with imperialism

On May 29, President Obama took Cuba off the list of the “governments that sponsor terrorism.” It is a new step, politically significant, in the process of re-establishment of relations, and soon, the establishment of embassies in both capitals could be agreed on.

Shift in Brazil’s Foreign Policy: Dilma’s US Sales Tour

On the week of June 29, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff of the Worker’s Party (PT) visited the United States, on what can best be described as a sales tour, aiming for the US government and businesses to invest in Brazil.

Cultural rally for the 43 disappeared students

The #43×43 (“43 hours for the 43 disappeared”) cultural rally began with a demonstration in the Angel of Independence and continued with a march that ended at the Palacio de Bellas Artes (Fine Arts Museum).

“Equality in law does not mean equality in life”

We interviewed Virginia Guitzel, a trans public health worker who lives in Santo Andre, Sao Paulo. Here she discusses the connections between capitalism and trans oppression, as well as the way forward for trans liberation.

The corruption in Mexico City and the recent Subway scandals

In recent days, three former officials of the Mexico City Subway Project were arrested and charged with “illegal use of powers” in the construction of Line 12; more specifically for giving out contracts for services that had never been opened for bidding and for withholding millions in contributions.

Cuba: Thaw in relations with imperialism

On May 29, President Obama took Cuba off the list of the “governments that sponsor terrorism.” It is a new step, politically significant, in the process of re-establishment of relations, and soon, the establishment of embassies in both capitals could be agreed on.

Shift in Brazil’s Foreign Policy: Dilma’s US Sales Tour

On the week of June 29, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff of the Worker’s Party (PT) visited the United States, on what can best be described as a sales tour, aiming for the US government and businesses to invest in Brazil.

Cultural rally for the 43 disappeared students

The #43×43 (“43 hours for the 43 disappeared”) cultural rally began with a demonstration in the Angel of Independence and continued with a march that ended at the Palacio de Bellas Artes (Fine Arts Museum).

“Equality in law does not mean equality in life”

We interviewed Virginia Guitzel, a trans public health worker who lives in Santo Andre, Sao Paulo. Here she discusses the connections between capitalism and trans oppression, as well as the way forward for trans liberation.