América Latina

Soccer, a Princess, and a Dirty War

01/11/2014 Nestor Fantini

Unfortunately, my personal dream for historical reparation did not materialize. Still, the Netherlands continues to be my moral hero, and as a consolation prize (considering that the horrors of the Dirty War cannot, and should not ever be forgotten) General Videla and many of the military mafia that tortured and killed are in jail after being convicted for crimes against humanity. […]

América Latina

Our Man In Honduras

01/09/2014 Roberto Lovato

“If you want to understand who the real power behind the [Honduran] coup is” says Robert White, president of the Washington-based Center for International Policy, during a recent interview, “you need to find out who’s paying Lanny Davis.” […]

América Latina

Good cop, bad cop: America’s policy toward Honduras

01/09/2014 Roberto Lovato

If a recent report by COFADEH is any indicator, there has been an exponential rise in the number of human rights violations since the June 28 coup. The report documented over 1,100 cases of arbitrary detentions, attacks on the media, killings and other human rights violations. […]

América Latina

Copala: Statements on the Murder of a Leader

01/09/2014 hispanicLA

Jorge Albino pointed out that there are to his knowledge various plans to stop the June 8th convoy that will bring food and medicines to the members of the community; however, he said, the organization will continue the political project of unifying all the 32 Triqui communities and achieve autonomy and self-determination. […]

América Latina

Help save San Juan Copala

01/09/2014 hispanicLA

Now that Oaxaca is in the midst of electoral campaigns and elections to be held on July 4th, an entire town is taken hostage to securing the comeback of the old fouled political practices. […]

América Latina

Periodistas: El rumor travestido

07/04/2011 Jorge Muzam

¿En qué se especializa un periodista? ¿En clarificar ante el gran público la potestad delimitadora de los grandes empresarios que los emplean? ¿en urdir alarmas cotidianas para transarlas en el mercado? ¿Qué es lo particularísimo que sabe hacer y el resto no? ¿Cuál es su valor agregado para existir como una profesión autónoma? […]

América Latina

Perro que muerde la mano

Los hermanos Castro laman “mafia de Miami” y “gusanos” a los emigrados cubanos que al enviar a sus familiares en la isla unos $1,100 millones de dólares anuales mantienen a flote la economía que ellos arruinaron. […]

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América Latina

Javier Kafie y sus cuatro puntos cardinales

06/06/2011 hispanicLA

El Salvador: Cuatro Puntos Cardinales es un proyecto documental que aspira retratar historias del norte, sur, este y oeste de este país centroamericano. El objetivo es mostrar la diversidad cultural, social y ecológica de la región – y crear una película que se distancie de los discursos mediales característicos en Centroamérica, muchas veces monopolizados por la violencia. […]