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‘The humiliation is now complete’

‘The humiliation is now complete’

Mexicans across the board were really, really mad because their president, Enrique Peña Nieto, stood by silently, impassive, neither denouncing the idea of a wall nor demanding an apology from Donald Trump for his insults against Mexicans.





Mujica: Dilma was deposed for rejecting corruption

Mujica: Dilma was deposed for rejecting corruption

Former Uruguayan President José Mujica said that Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, elected in 2014, was deposed because she resisted the pressure to protect politicians accused of corruption. “What happened in Brazil was a coup d’état. Call it what you will, but that’s what it was,” Mujica said.




Rousseff: ’This story does not end here … we will return’

Rousseff: ’This story does not end here … we will return’

Dilma Rousseff entrenched herself as soon as she received confirmation that she had been dismissed from the presidency of Brazil on Wednesday. With a 61 to 20 vote count against her, the Senate approved the dismissal of Rousseff for budgetary irregularities, charges which she always denied.




Cuba issues statement on Dilma Rousseff’s ouster

Cuba issues statement on Dilma Rousseff’s ouster

A “soft coup,” as radical changes to the right are called nowadays, has just been staged in Brazil with the ouster of elected President Dilma Rousseff. What has just happened is worrisome because coups can be soft at first…




Brazil’s political and economic crisis threatens its democracy

Brazil’s political and economic crisis threatens its democracy

Many Brazilians consider the whole process involving the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff a coup d’état — and not just against a president, but against democracy itself.




Kerry’s meeting with Brazilian official shows support for illegitimate government

Kerry’s meeting with Brazilian official shows support for illegitimate government

By meeting with Brazil’s interim foreign minister, and issuing joint statements on a range of issues together after the meeting, Kerry is once again showing support for a government of dubious legitimacy.




Brazilian prosecutor finds no crime committed by Dilma: Will the law count for anything in Brazil?

Brazilian prosecutor finds no crime committed by Dilma: Will the law count for anything in Brazil?

The current attempt to remove President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil bears many resemblances to the Clinton impeachment episode. It is led by a group of politicians who seek to overturn the results of national elections and steer the nation in a different, right-wing direction.




Puerto Rico: The hour of truth

Puerto Rico: The hour of truth

Having acknowledged that it deceived the world and that Puerto Rico remains the world’s main colony, the United States has an inescapable obligation to put an end to a situation that violates international law and has lasted for far too long.




OAS needs new leadership

OAS needs new leadership

Luis Almagro, the current Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS) has abused his position and authority more flagrantly and outrageously than any predecessor in recent years.




A policy of non-intervention in Venezuela would be a welcome change

A policy of non-intervention in Venezuela would be a welcome change

Washington has caused enormous damage to Venezuela in its relentless pursuit of “regime change” for the last 15 years. The best thing that they could do there, regardless of political outcomes, would be to end its intervention there.




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