“Russia Ukrain conflict: we stand with President Putin” – BLF

Image: Russian President Vladimir Putin Black First Land First (BLF) stands in solidarity with President Vladimir Putin in defence of the Russian people’s right to peace and dignity. We denounce this brutal war against President Putin and Russia in furtherance of the imperialist agenda of the West and it’s European allies. The U.S. backed NATO …

The Hague Court clears Evo Morales of genocide

Image: Roadblock in El Alto, Bolivia, protesting the postponement of the national election called by Jeanine Añez. BO archives. By BO Staff Writer The request by the U.S.-backed Jeanine Añez regime of Bolivia (2019-2020) to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to inquire into supposed crimes against humanity by former President Evo Morales, was denied on …

Russia supports Brazil’s candidacy to UN Security Council

Image: In Moscow, Defense Ministers Walter Braga Netto (Left) and Sergey Shoigu (Right), teleSUR/ JF On Wednesday, Russia’s Foreign Affairs Minister Sergey Lavrov announced that his country supports Brazil’s entry to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) as a permanent member. “Currently, Brazil is a non-permanent member of the Security Council. Today we confirm Russia’s …

Daniel Ortega: The President Who Can’t Resist Defying the US

Image: President Daniel Ortega By Daniel Kovalik I’ve just attended the latest inauguration of Sandinista leader Daniel Ortega as Nicaraguan president and found him in a bullish mood, relishing his country’s improved ties with China and critical of American hypocrisy. Since 1987, I have been coming to Nicaragua to show solidarity for its upstart band …

IMF debt-strapped Argentina looks to Russia and joins China’s Belt & Road initiative

By Benjamin Norton The United States constantly intervenes in the internal affairs of Latin America, organizing coups d’etat, destabilizing independent governments, trapping nations in debt, and imposing sanctions. Washington sees the region as its own property, with President Joe Biden referring to it this January as “America’s front yard.” Seeking alternatives to US hegemony, progressive …

‘All wars MUST END’: Trump’s new acting defense secretary signals withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan

Christopher Miller is shown at a US Senate hearing in September. © Reuters / Joshua Roberts Acting US Defense Secretary Christopher Miller is apparently preparing to withdraw troops from Afghanistan, saying the conflict “isn’t over,” but adding that “all wars must end.” “This is the critical phase in which we transition our efforts from a …

Evo Morales: Lithium Was the Reason for the Coup in Bolivia

Former Bolivian President Evo Morales spoke about his government’s project to industrialize the nation’s lithium reserves during a press conference in Uyuni. Morales underlined that this initiative was suspended during the 11 months of the de facto government of Jeanine Áñez; nevertheless, he has indicated that newly elected president, Luis Arce, will now take it …

Arce promises to rebuild Bolivia after assuming the Presidency

In his first speech as president, Arce criticized the management of the de facto government, which destroyed Bolivia’s economy. The new president of Bolivia also promised to rebuild the South American country, after the de facto government during a year of administration destroyed the economy and its democracy. “In one year, all the conquests of …

FAO: COVID-19 Would Affect Food Markets

Farmworkers in a crop field in Cambodia. June, 2020. | Photo: Twitter/@KhmerTimes Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Thursday said COVID-19 would impact the food markets due to the pandemic influence on worldwide on production lines. “The impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have been felt – at varying degrees – across all food sectors assessed by …