Chile: Activists, Social Movements Protest Against US-Backed Integration Body Prosur

teleSUR | March 22, 2019

Presidents and delegates arrive to pose for a family photo during the Prosur summit, at the presidential palace La Moneda, in Santiago.

Presidents and delegates arrive to pose for a family photo during the Prosur summit, at the presidential palace La Moneda, in Santiago. | Photo: Reuters

Chilean social and political organizations were holding demonstrations Friday against the Forum for the Latin American Progress and Development (Prosur), a meeting convened by the right-wing Latin American governments which are coordinating actions to dissolve the Union of South American Nations (Unasur) and consolidate the U.S. interventionist agenda against Venezuela.

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Argentina Doctors Strike, Close 600 State Hospitals

teleSUR | March 07, 2019

Medical workers strike against low wages, layoffs in Argentina, March 7, 2019

Medical workers strike against low wages, layoffs in Argentina, March 7, 2019 | Photo: Fesprosa

Coinciding with teacher strikes, medical professionals are on strike for two days across Argentina, forcing the shut down of 600 state hospitals.

At least 600 hospitals across Argentina have been closed for a second day as the Trade Union Federation of Health Professionals of Argentina (Fesprosa) spearheads a 48-hour work strike “against adjustment and dismissals,” according to the union.

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Peru highlights failure of intervention strategy in Venezuela

Prensa Latina | February 26, 2019

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The statement issued Monday by the Lima Group, beyond its rejection of the use of force in Venezuela, evidences the difficulties faced by the strategy of the hardest sectors, commented Peruvian analyst Alberto Adrianzen Tuesday.

The former presidential advisor comments on the failure of these sectors, among which he mentions the self-proclaimed interim president of Venezuela, the United States, Colombia and Argentina.Read More »

Argentina: President Macri’s Recession Kills 82 Companies a Day

teleSUR | February 13, 2019

A man protests against economic recession in Buenos Aires, Argentina, May. 15, 2018.

A man protests against economic recession in Buenos Aires, Argentina, May. 15, 2018. | Photo: EFE

The NGO ‘Let’s Defend Buenos Aires’ (DBA) presented on Thursday its Semestral Economic Survey, a study which shows that 2,536 stores closed in the capital of Argentina and the Province of Buenos Aires during Jan. 2019. This means that, as a result of the recession, 82 companies disappeared per day.

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Uruguay “Will Never Support Militarized Intervention”: Rosselli

teleSUR | January 28, 2019

Per the U.N. Charters member nations should allow Venezuela to resolve its issues domestically, said Uruguayan Ambassador to the U.N., Elbio Rosselli.

Enter a captionPer the U.N. Charters member nations should allow Venezuela to resolve its issues domestically, said Uruguayan Ambassador to the U.N., Elbio Rosselli. | Photo: EFE

Uruguay will never support an armed intervention as a means to solve an international crisis, Uruguayan ambassador to the United Nations (UN) Elbio Rosselli said Saturday.

“Dialogue is not a succession of monologues,” Rosselli told the international delegation during this weekend’s Security Council, where the issue of Venezuela’s political state and U.S. threats of militarized intervention were tabled.Read More »

Evo Morales Will Host ‘Year of Indigenous Languages’: UN

teleSUR | January 22, 2019

Bolivia’s first elected indigenous president, Morales represents one of country’s 36 native american communities.

Bolivia’s first elected indigenous president, Morales represents one of country’s 36 native american communities. | Photo: EFE

Bolivian president Evo Morales will be hosting the International Year of Indigenous Languages in New York for the United Nations on February 1, Bolivian Foreign Minister Diego Pary said.

“The President has been invited to participate on February 1 of the launching of the International Year of Indigenous Languages and will be there as the main guest,” Pary told reporters.

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