2020-12-25: News Headlines

_____ (2020-12-25). 2020 Latin America And The Caribbean Tn Review: The Pink Tide May Rise Again. popularresistance.org The balance between the US drive to dominate Latin America and the Caribbean and its counterpart, the Bolivarian cause of regional independence and integration, tipped portside by year end 2020 with major popular victories, including reversal of the coup in Bolivia and the constitutional referendum in Chile. Central has been the persistence of Venezuela's Bolivarian Revolution against the asphyxiating US blockade, along with the defiance by Cuba and Nicaragua of US regime-change measures. | The grand struggle played out against the backdrop of the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, impacting countries differently depen…

teleSUR (2020-12-24). Evo Morales Marks Christmas With Families of the Sacaba Massacre. telesurenglish.net Former President of Bolivia Evo Morales held a Christmas dinner on Thursday with relatives of the victims of the Sacaba massacre, voicing his unconditional support to the families in their quest for justice. | RELATED: | "The relatives of the victims of the Sacaba Massacre participate in the lunch that we organize in their honor. I tell them that they are not alone, that we have not forgotten those who gave their lives for democrac…

Roger D. Harris (2020-12-24). 2020 Latin America and the Caribbean in Review: The Pink Tide May Rise Again. dissidentvoice.org The balance between the US drive to dominate Latin America and the Caribbean and its counterpart, the Bolivarian cause of regional independence and integration, tipped portside by year end 2020 with major popular victories, including reversal of the coup in Bolivia and the constitutional referendum in Chile. Central has been the persistence of Venezuela's Bolivarian …

Mark Weisbrot (2020-12-23). A Tale of Two Elections: U.S. and Bolivia. counterpunch.org In recent weeks, Donald Trump has been ridiculed, slathered with contempt, and repeatedly branded a "liar," as well as an existential threat to democracy in the United States, by the biggest media outlets in the country. This is in response to his attempts to reverse the results of the U.S. presidential election, and claiming—without evidence—that