Supporter of Donbas falls into danger in Russia

The Migration Department of the Police of St. Petersburg is going to expel the supporter of the Donetsk peoples republic for the opposition activities in Russia. Irina Vorontsova is a citizen of More »

Turkey carries out suspected gas attack in Syria’s Afrin: Reports

Turkey’s military carried out a suspected gas attack that wounded six people in Syria’s Afrin region on Friday, a medical source and a monitor said. Jiwan Mohammad, the general director of the More »

ASSEMBLY OF RESISTANCES (AoR) IN HUNGARY

by Benyik Mátyás One of the main results of the very good and productive meeting in Barcelona on January 19th/ 20th („International Assembly of Peoples, Movements and Organisations”) was to start with More »

‘Shoot at All Targets on Maidan’: New Evidence of Georgian Snipers

On February 20, 2014, unknown snipers shot at people gathered on Kiev’s central Maidan square killing 49 protesters and four police officers. Local opposition leaders, as well as US and EU representatives, More »

Budget Woes Sign of a Dysfunctional Empire

Exclusive: The bloated military budget is justified on the assumption that the United States can and should police the entire world, but this approach is fundamentally unsustainable, warns Jonathan Marshall. By Jonathan More »

 

Brazil | Coca-Cola And Nestlé To Privatize The Largest Reserve Of Water In South America

By  Amanda Froelich

Private companies such as Coca-Cola and Nestlé are allegedly in the process of privatizing the largest reserve of water, known as the Guarani Aquifer, in South America. The aquifer is located beneath the surface of Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay and is the second largest-known aquifer system in the world.

Brazil | Brazil: 200,000 Workers and Youth Take to the Streets to Protest Lula Conviction

On January 24, despite having absolutely no proof to back their charges, the Federal Supreme Court of Brazil sentenced former President Inacio “Lula” da Silva to 12 years in prison. This court is an institution inherited from the military dictatorship. The court sentence aims, among other things, to prevent Lula from running for office in the presidential election next October.

Brazil | Brésil: Temer accusé de commander la «plus dangereuse organisation criminelle du pays»

Le président brésilien Michel Temer commande la « plus dangereuse organisation criminelle du pays », a accusé le magnat de l’agro-alimentaire Joesley Batista dans un long entretien d’une virulence inédite publié samedi par l’hebdomadaire Época.

Patron du géant de la viande JBS, le chef d’entreprise avait déclenché un séisme politique à la mi-mai en remettant aux autorités un enregistrement sonore dans lequel M. Temer semblait donner son accord pour acheter le silence d’un ex-député aujourd’hui en prison.

Brazil | Largest general strike since 1989 hits 185 cities in Brazil

By Miguel Andrade

Friday, April 28, saw Brazilian workers walk off their jobs in every major city against proposed historic attacks on the country’s pension system and labor laws. The changes being discussed in Congress will allow for widespread casualization, opening up every economic sector to “gig economy” conditions, while raising the retirement age to 65 and imposing private pension plans on workers.

Brazil | Anti-Temer strike paralyses major cities in Brazil

The 24-hour strike against President Temer’s proposed labour reforms turns violent affecting transport in major cities.

Brazilian trade unions have staged nationwide strikes against President Michel Temer’s austerity measures, causing public transport disruptions in major cities across the country and clashes between the police and the protesters.

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