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ANSWER Condemns Latest U.S. Plots Against Venezuela

ANSWER Condemns Latest U.S. Plots Against Venezuela

The ANSWER Coalition condemns the latest acts of aggression against the government of President Nicolás Maduro and people of Venezuela, attempted by paramilitaries on May 3 near the coastal town of Macuto, and another thwarted infiltration today of eight terrorists, May 4, 40 miles west of Macuto, in Chuao near the sea. The Venezuelan authorities […]

Severe Downfall

Severe Downfall

By Isaac Cohen* The term “severe downfall” was used by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, last week, to describe the consequences of the “abrupt halt,” in several sectors of economic activity, decreed to deal with the “public health crisis” caused by the spread of the coronavirus. At the usual press conference, after the last meeting […]

A 10-Year-Old Litigant

A 10-Year-Old Litigant

By Celia Medrano (*) In a case without precedent, a 10-year-old girl filed a Habeas Corpus appeal in favor of her mother, who had been arrested. The Constitutional Chamber of El Salvador’s Supreme Court has admitted the petition, basing its decision on the Law for the Comprehensive Protection of Children and Adolescents (LEPINA). In Resolution […]

Why is the Army on my Street?

Why is the Army on my Street?

By Yenny Delgado Across the globe, citizens are protesting against rising inequality, cuts in the social safety net programs and blatant corruption in government finances. It is not new for people to gather together and raise their voice against oppression, and the use of civil disobedience is a long-used tactic in beginning a dialogue with […]

The myth of the “exceptional of the United States” hiding the policy brutality

The myth of the “exceptional of the United States” hiding the policy brutality

by Yenny Delgado Once again, a policeman attacks an African-American girl. On August 27, 2019, in Farmington, New Mexico a white police officer brutality attacked an eleven-year-old black girl for stealing milk. As the video emerged months later it shows how a law enforcement official once again goes beyond the normal call of duty to terrorize blackness in […]

527 Years of Resistance

527 Years of Resistance

By Yenny Delgado On October 14, the United States of America will once again celebrate Columbus Day. Now we are 527 years into a foundational myth of discovery that is often compounded by a lack of understanding of the Native Americans who inhabited the continent. According to the United States Library of Congress, this is what America […]

The Hidden Chiquitania, Now Visible Through Fire

The Hidden Chiquitania, Now Visible Through Fire

By Yenny Delgado Over the past few weeks, the world’s attention has turned to the burning of the Amazon with a primary focus on Brazil which is home to over 60% of the primordial forest that serves as thermostat and lungs for the planet. However, the burning and loss of forest lands that have occurred […]

The Convenient Geographical Mistake

The Convenient Geographical Mistake

By Yenny Delgado Europeans love geography, some of the most famed explorers that have sailed across the earth come from this relatively small part of the world.  Through hard work and serendipity, these intrepid explorers were able to increase their commerce with kingdoms around the world.  However, in 1492 something incredible happens, Columbus, an Italian […]

Who are Americans?

Who are Americans?

By Yenny Delgado Yazmin Juárez, a Guatemalan asylum seeker, traveled to the United States to provide a better life for herself and her daughter. After crossing into the country, she was detained by Customs and Border Enforcement. REUTERS/Erin Scott While in custody her daughter got sick from the inhumane conditions and lack of medical attention. […]

Dash American

Dash American

By Yenny Delgado  Yazmin Juárez, a Guatemalan asylum seeker, traveled to the United States to provide a better life for herself and her daughter. After crossing into the country, she was detained by Customs and Border Enforcement. REUTERS/Erin Scott While in custody her daughter got sick from the inhumane conditions and lack of medical attention. […]

It is not a matter of money; it is all about US hypocrisy 

It is not a matter of money; it is all about US hypocrisy 

By Yenny Delgado  The United States pays private companies approximately $775 dollars a day to hold a child in a concentration camp. Just let that sink in for a moment, every day $775 of your tax dollars are going to mistreat the descendants of Native Americans whose colonizers were Spanish and today are called “Latinos”. Credit: […]