BOLIVIAN President Evo Morales hailed on Tuesday last year’s return to economic growth under his 12-year-old Movement for Socialism government.
Mr Morales confirmed that 2017 had seen a 3.8 per cent increase in GDP as a result of increased public investment late in the year as well as increased co-operation between city and provincial governments.Read More »
by Steve Sweeney
A production line at Ford’s Southampton factory
TWO former Ford bosses face trial in Argentina for helping the 1970s dictatorship to kidnap and torture trade unionists.
Former factory director Pedro Muller and ex-security manager Hector Francisco Jesus Sibilla appeared before the San Martin federal court outside Buenos Aires on Tuesday.Read More »
Granma | November 22, 2017
Photo: Prensa Latina
Following several days of exchanging experiences in the struggles against imperialism, transnational corporations, and neoliberal policies, the Continental Encounter for Democracy and Against Neoliberalism, held in Montevideo beginning November 16, concluded with a declaration that calls for the unity of Latin American progressive forces and social movements.Read More »
Granma | October 18, 2017
President Evo Morales has served the country for 11 years, despite fierce opposition from the local oligarchy and the U.S. Photo: ABI
Over a decade ago, when the government of Evo Morales took office in Bolivia, only 40,000 Bolivians received gas at home. Today, 3.5 million have access to the service where they live.
The nationalization of the hydrocarbon industry in 2006 resulted in economic progress for Bolivia. It allowed the country to multiply national gas export revenues from two billion dollars in 2005, to 31.5 billion dollars in 2016.Read More »
IN PICTURES: teleSUR highlights some of Latin America’s most incredible sites.
teleSUR | September 27, 2017
Latin America has some of the world’s most amazing natural wonders, some that are well-known and some that are hidden treasures.With cultures dating back thousands of years and a biodiversity rivaling any other in the world, Latin America provides awe-inspiring destinations.
Angel Falls in Venezuela is the highest waterfall in the world at 979 meters. Photo:EFE
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Granma | September 14, 2017
The red rose and initials of the new Alternative Communal Revolutionary Forces identify the party which has been established by Colombia’s major former guerilla army. Photo: theguardian.com
Alternative Communal Revolutionary Forces (FARC). This is the name of the new political party with which former Colombian guerillas are looking to enter the country’s political arena, maintaining the initials they used fighting in the mountains, plains, and jungles for more than 50 years, as the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia.
The name chosen goes beyond formalities and sends a clear message about the group’s objectives following the historic peace agreement signed in Havana last year.Read More »