2020-12-26: 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 (2020-12-25). Bolivia: President Arce Calls for Peace, Unity Among the People. telesurenglish.net Bolivia's President Luis Arce Friday called for peace and unity two months after the country took back its democracy from the coup-born regime led by Jeanine Añez (2019-2020). | RELATED: | "Unity is more important than ever now that we are rebuilding the country after the coup and the COVID-19 pandemic," he said on the occasion of Christmas and New Year's celebrations. | Arce highlighted the people's role in restorin…

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