U.S. measures for resisting progressive changes in Latin America have included funding of rightwing opposition groups, military deployment throughout the region, and the Fourth Fleet for monitoring a continent.
Leaders of more than 60 South American and African countries met on Margarita Island, Venezuela, last month, raising the possibility of a new bloc of nations that can reduce their dependence on the U.S. and other capitalist powers.
Argentinian folksinger Mercedes Sosa was known the world over as “the voice of the voiceless.”
Violence in Iraq is down sharply compared to a year ago, and has also changed its nature, analysts say.
Mercedes Sosa, who died Sunday, will live in the hearts of lovers of the Nueva Cancion and of social justice.
At a time when Iran is taking center stage in world events, film fans have a unique opportunity to see the country in a different light.
Speaking for the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU), general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi told reporters Sept. 25 that "the Reserve Bank plays a crucial public mandate which cannot be left in the hands of private owners."