A slow coup in Venezuela

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.


South American & African countries hold historic meeting

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.


A U.S. musician pays tribute to Mercedes Sosa

Argentinian folksinger Mercedes Sosa was known the world over as “the voice of the voiceless.”


Iraq violence down and different, analysts say

Violence in Iraq is down sharply compared to a year ago, and has also changed its nature, analysts say.


Mercedes Sosa, Argentinian singer for justice, dies

Mercedes Sosa, who died Sunday, will live in the hearts of lovers of the Nueva Cancion and of social justice.


A revealing documentary about Iran

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.

World Notes: South Africa, Ireland, Venezuela, Israel, Cuba, Philippines

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."

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