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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After leading a rally in Plaza de Mayo alongside Alberto Fernández and Cristina Kirchner, the former president of Brazil Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva spoke about the campaign that will define the future of...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Unions and left-wing militants protested this Wednesday (22) in front of the Parliament of Panama, in the capital, in repudiation of electoral reform and demanded decent wages in the country, hard hit by unemployment...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Bill 544 reforms the Electoral Code ahead of the 2024 elections, drafted at the request of the Electoral Tribunal (TE) by the National Commission of Electoral Reforms (CNRE), in which all political parties and...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Argentina's main grain port of Rosario experienced disruptions Friday due to a 48-hour strike by tugboat captains and other workers handling the flow of agricultural ships demanding access to Covid-19 vaccines, according to port...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Chile dawned on Friday, April 30, under a General Strike, called by the Central Unitaria de Trabajadores (CUT - the main worker's union) in rejection of president Sebastián Piñera's government. Called under the slogan "Bread,...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Thousands of Colombians took to the streets of the country on Wednesday, April 28, with chants, dances and music to protest against the tax reform presented by the government of President Iván Duque, in...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – As Brazil’s government announce the details of the much-awaited social security reform bill, presented to Congress on Wednesday, lines are being drawn, between those who approve of the new...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Not even the seven-hour sit-in promoted by the opposition, four of which were held in the dark, prevented Brazil’s Senate from approving the country’s new labor reform law on Tuesday....
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Organizers say that over 10,000 protesters came together yesterday, March 2nd, to demonstrate against the financial plan proposed by Governor Luiz Fernando, nicknamed "Pezão" (Bigfoot). The budget-cutting measures in...

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