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Today in Latin American history: Mexican independence from Spain is declared

Mexico celebrates its independence on this date in 1810. 


Bolivarian left in Latin America poses major challenge to capitalism

The possibility of creating all-people's unity against the corporate, imperialist enemy is getting greater.


Bolivarian Latin America promises help in worldwide refugee crisis

As the Rohingyas have fled Burma in often unseaworthy boats, they have found themselves barred from landing in other countries.


Congress members call on Obama to rescind Venezuela sanctions

Sixteen Democratic members have called on Obama to withdraw sanctions on seven Venezuelan government officials.


New alignment for U.S., Latin America after Panama

The Western Hemisphere emerged from the Summit of the Americas with a new alignment of forces.


U.S. military intervenes in Latin America, Marines going to Honduras

The official version of their mission is to carry out "training for forces in the region, humanitarian assistance missions, and anti-drug operations."


South American nations to Obama: Revoke sanctions against Venezuela!

The Union of South American Nations has called on President Obama to revoke sanctions he imposed by executive order March 9 against Venezuela.


Latin American, Caribbean nations bolster economic ties with China

Latin American and Caribbean cooperation with China serves economic needs on both sides.

What to expect in Latin America in 2014

This year in Latin America began with the tragedy of the death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez.


Chile: Left surges in elections

 Chileans voted November 17 for president, both houses of Congress and some local offices. To nobody's surprise, the left "New Majority" coalition and the Socialist and Communist parties made significant advances.

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