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Senate Investigation on COVID handling bad news for Bolsonaro re-election bid
Senate Investigation on COVID handling bad news for Bolsonaro re-election bid

The Parliamentary Commission of Inquiry (CPI) that investigated president Jair Bolsonaro’s handling of the Covid 19 pandemic presented its report in October 2021. The conclusions of the investigation are bad news for the Brazilian president. The Covid CPI calls for the indictment of the president for at least nine crimes, among them crimes against humanity.

Indigenous Peoples in Latin America, between States’ criminalization and the violence of armed groups
Indigenous Peoples in Latin America, between States’ criminalization and the violence of armed groups

Indigenous Peoples in Latin America are facing a profoundly grave situation. They are on the losing end in the gap between the development of national and international normative standards for the protection of their rights and their lack of implementation on the ground. They not only face the State’s force, imposing “development” projects and dispossessing them from their lands; but also illegal armed groups that dispute their territories with deadly force.

Urgent Communication: Solidarity With El Estor, Izabal, Guatemala  Just Associated (JASS)
Urgent Communication: Solidarity With El Estor, Izabal, Guatemala Just Associated (JASS)

El Estor: The peaceful resistance of the Q’eqchi ‘people under siege is everyone’s struggle

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The Heat: U.S. migrant crisis ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy exposes migrants to horrific abuse.

Under the recently reinstated policy, asylum seekers at the US border are vulnerable to ‘torture, rape, and death’. Check out this report on Al Jazeera with Laura Carlsen. Click here.

 

Mexico’s elections on KPFA radio
Local candidates were killed in the run up to Mexico’s recent election. Laura Carlsen (@LauraECarlsen), Director of the Mexico City-based Americas Program joins us to analyze the political climate in Mexico following its midterm election which saw a 51% voter turnout. Listen to the show here, at 0:08 – 36 . 
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