Leaked tapes revealing massive corruption and bribery by Brazil’s coup president, Michel Temer, and party leader Aécio Neves have sent the country’s right-wing coalition into a tailspin. Could it be an opening for the Left?
Bryan Pitts, Rosemary Joyce, Russell Sheptak, Kregg Hetherington, Marco Castillo & Rafael Ioris
A reflection on the ousters of presidents Manuel Zelaya, Fernando Lugo, and Dilma Rousseff—and the emergence of the “parliamentary” or “soft” coup as a new technique to thwart the consolidation of social and economic rights in the region.
What you're seeing is a portrayal of Venezuela as some kind of a chaotic economic basket case. But when you look at the macroindicators, inequality has been reduced so drastically that it's now the lowest in Latin America.
In commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the April 11, 2002, coup d'état against Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez, NACLA presents the award-winning feature-length Venezuelan documentary "Llaguno Bridge: Keys to a Massacre," a comprehensive audio-visual investigation into the events surrounding the 2002 coup d'état in Venezuela.
Thirty years ago, today, on March 23, 1982, Guatemalan general Efraín Ríos Montt overthrew President Romeo Lucas García. The new military junta suspended the Constitution, closed the legislature, and installed one of the bloodiest military regimes in Guatemalan history. Three decades later, for the first issue of our 45th anniversary volume, we look to the legacies of war in Central America.