Tag Archive: latin america

Chilling New Report Cites Greater Death Toll in Allende Massacre

Researchers cite a ProPublica and National Geographic investigation revealing the DEA’s involvement and call for answers from the United States.

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ब्राजीलः लूला हीरो या विलेन!

लुइज इनासियो लूला दा सिल्वा लैटिन अमेरिकी राजनीति का एक ऐसा चर्चित नाम, जिसने न केवल ब्राजील की प्रोफाइल को अंतरराष्ट्रीय फलक पर पहुंचाया बल्कि देश की आर्थिक विकास की रफ्तार को दशकों तक बरकरार रखा. लूला लगभग आधी शताब्दी लंबे राजनीति कैरियर में जनवरी, 2003 में पहले वामपंथी नेता के रूप में राष्ट्रपति पद पर दाखिल हुए थे. लूला ने पहले कार्यकाल में आर्थिक विकास, समाजिक सुधार और भ्रष्टाचार को खत्म करने का लक्ष्य बनाया. यह उनकी मजबूत इच्छाशक्ति और निर्णय का नतीजा था कि उनके पहले कार्यकाल के अंत तक ब्राजील की अर्थव्यवस्था तेजी से बढ़ रही थी और गरीबी दर में काफी गिरावट आ चुकी थी.

पत्रकार मार्खेस

प्रकाश के रे बरगद के संपादक हैं. हमारे समय की एक बड़ी त्रासदी यह है कि हमारे समाज जैसे औपनिवेशिक और उत्तर-औपनिवेशिक समाजों की समझ के लिए हम पश्चिमी आधुनिकता की अवधारणाओं पर… Continue reading

Maduro’s Slim Victory That Tastes of Defeat

By rejecting his opponent’s demand for a full vote recount, Venezuela’s president-elect may be making a costly mistake, says Lucia Newman, Al Jazeera’s Latin America editor. She is based in Buenos Aires. Just… Continue reading

Understanding the Venezuelan Result

Tamara Pearson, previously a member of the Australian Socialist Alliance and collaborator with Green Left Weekly, has been living in Merida, Venezuela, since 2007. She is active in the Bolivarian revolution, including as… Continue reading

Fighting for Venezuela’s undecided voters

As Venezuela‘s presidential campaigning enters its last stage ahead of Sunday’s elections, candidates battle to win over voters, tells Gabriel Elizondo, an Al Jazeera correspondent based in Sao Paulo. He tweets as @elizondogabriel. Alleged… Continue reading

Nicolas Maduro – The Bus Driver

By Luis Hernández Navarro. Translated by Ewan Robertson. Nicolas Maduro is a robust, burly man, 1.9 meters tall with a thick black moustache. He drove a metro bus in Caracas for seven years,… Continue reading

President Chavez: A 21st Century Renaissance Man

James Petras is a retired Bartle Professor (Emeritus) of Sociology at Binghamton University in Binghamton, New York and adjunct professor at Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada who has published prolifically on… Continue reading

The new pope

Lucia Newman, based in Buenos Aires, is Al Jazeera’s Latin America editor. I was interested to read that before going to Rome for the election of the new pope, Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio told… Continue reading

50 Truths about Hugo Chavez and the Bolivarian Revolution

Dr. Salim Lamrani is a lecturer at Paris Sorbonne Paris IV University and Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée University and French journalist, specialist on relations between Cuba and the US . He has just published Cuba:… Continue reading

The legacy of Oscar Niemeyer

Gabriel Elizondo, an Al Jazeera correspondent based in Sao Paulo, has over 13 years of journalism experience, He often writes, films and edits on-location and also writes for the web. He holds a… Continue reading