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ExxonMobil Wants To Start A War In South America

Tuesday, 5 December 2023, 12:07 pm | Globetrotter

Vijay Prashad On December 3, 2023, a large number of registered voters in Venezuela voted in a referendum over the Essequibo region that is disputed with neighboring Guyana. Nearly all those who voted answered yes to the five questions. These questions ... More >>

Does Modern Science Already Allow Us To Manage The Weather?

Wednesday, 22 November 2023, 9:56 am | Globetrotter

By John P. Ruehl As winter settles over New Delhi, cold air sinks, trapping pollution in the city. Smoke from seasonal fires stemming from farming practices in India’s north further reduces the city’s air quality, which typically ranks the worst in ... More >>

Comparing How The West And China Offer Loans To Developing Countries

Saturday, 18 November 2023, 2:42 pm | Globetrotter

Established Western economic institutions are facing a formidable challenge from Chinese newcomers, each side offering distinct and competitive lending strategies with far-reaching consequences for global infrastructure and development. By John ... More >>

Provocations By The U.S. State Department Can Chill Press Freedom In Latin America

Thursday, 16 November 2023, 10:17 am | Globetrotter

By Vijay Prashad The headline is provocative: “The Kremlin’s Efforts to Covertly Spread Disinformation in Latin America.” This was a statement on the U.S. State Department website, posted on November 7, 2023. The United States government accused ... More >>

How The War On Gaza Has Stalled The India-Middle East-Europe Economic Corridor (IMEC)

Friday, 10 November 2023, 10:43 am | Globetrotter

By Vijay Prashad   On September 9, 2023, during the G20 meeting in New Delhi, the governments of seven countries and the European Union signed a memorandum of understanding to create an India-Middle East-Europe Economic Corridor. Only three ... More >>

Israel Wants Either An Apartheid State Or An Ethnic Cleansing Process, Both Crimes Under International Law

Wednesday, 1 November 2023, 9:33 am | Globetrotter

By Vijay Prashad On October 30, 2023, Israeli authorities said that they had killed “dozens” of Hamas fighters in the first days of their ground invasion. Meanwhile, Gaza’s Ministry of Health has struggled to keep its website online given the lack ... More >>

Ecuador Elects New Right-Wing President Linked To Big Banana Business

Friday, 20 October 2023, 8:06 am | Globetrotter

Daniel Noboa, son of one of the wealthiest men in Ecuador, was elected as the new president of the Andean nation on October 15. The 35-year-old Noboa of the right-wing National Democratic Action alliance accepted his victory, saying, “Today we have ... More >>

UN Security Council Rejects Resolution Demanding Immediate Ceasefire In Gaza

Friday, 20 October 2023, 8:04 am | Globetrotter

On October 16, the UN Security Council (UNSC) failed to adopt a resolution demanding an immediate humanitarian ceasefire in the Israeli war in Gaza. The U.S. and its allies in the UNSC voted against the move, dashing all hope for relief for millions ... More >>

Global News Dispatches: 5 Stories | Myanmar, Netherlands, Latin America, Afghanistan, South Africa

Wednesday, 18 October 2023, 7:53 pm | Globetrotter

At Least 29 Killed in Myanmar Government Attack on Refugee Camp An October 11 article by “Democracy Now!” stated that the Burmese government has killed at least 29 people in northern Kachin state at a refugee camp. The October 9 attack included ... More >>

The Savagery Of The War Against The Palestinian People

Wednesday, 11 October 2023, 11:48 am | Globetrotter

By Vijay Prashad Who knows how many Palestinian civilians will be killed by the time this report is published? Among the bodies that cannot be taken to a hospital or a morgue, because there will be no petrol or electricity, will be large numbers ... More >>

Parents of Disappeared Ayotzinapa Students Begin Indefinite Sit-in Protest Outside Military Camp in Mexico City

Saturday, 30 September 2023, 12:26 pm | Globetrotter

On September 21, parents of the 43 students of the Ayotzinapa Rural Teachers’ College, who disappeared in September 2014, demonstrated in front of the Military Camp No. 1 in the capital Mexico City. Carrying large banners that read, “Where ... More >>

Under French-Backed Military Ruler Mahamat Déby, Chad Is a “Pressure Cooker Waiting to Explode”

Saturday, 30 September 2023, 12:21 pm | Globetrotter

The wave of anti-French sentiment sweeping the Sahel region is resonating in Chad as well. While the French-backed military junta has received support from the international community, including UN officials, it is facing intense resistance within, with an ... More >>

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Demands Renewal of Peace Process, Full UN Membership

Saturday, 30 September 2023, 12:19 pm | Globetrotter

Addressing the 78th session of the UN General Assembly on Thursday, September 21, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas underlined that there can be no hope for peace in the region until Palestinians get their legitimate right to national self-determination. ... More >>

Cuban Embassy in Washington, D.C., Faces Another Terrorist Attack

Saturday, 30 September 2023, 12:17 pm | Globetrotter

Cuba’s embassy in the U.S. capital of Washington D.C. was the target of a violent attack late on September 24. In a statement shared on X, the platform formerly known as Twitter, Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla said that an individual ... More >>

Why Healthy Forests Mean Fewer Pandemics

Monday, 18 September 2023, 7:51 pm | Globetrotter

COVID-19, SARS, and Ebola were transmitted to humans from wild animals living in tropical forests. Destroying their habitats is killing us. As scientists continue to research the origin of the COVID-19 pandemic, one fact has become clear: Deforestation ... More >>

Breaking Europe’s Hold On Football

Sunday, 17 September 2023, 6:58 am | Globetrotter

Initiatives from Saudi Arabia and the United States continue to put pressure on Europe’s traditional stranglehold over FIFA The 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar brought together nations from around the world, and 1.5 billion people tuned in to watch ... More >>

Colombia, From The Guerrilla To The Ballot Box

Thursday, 14 September 2023, 6:22 am | Globetrotter

On May 4, 2023, during the International Summit on Nonviolence held in Antioquia, Colombia, a handshake shocked those who were present. The handshake was between two men with vastly different histories. One of the men was Daniel Gaviria, whose father—Guillermo ... More >>

Chile Needs A Communist Party

Saturday, 9 September 2023, 5:44 am | Globetrotter

On August 31, 2023, the President of the Communist Party of Chile Guillermo Teillier was buried in the historical cemetery of Recoleta. In this graveyard lies the remains of a range of important people, from former Chilean President Salvador Allende to ... More >>

Activists Mohamed Adel And Mahmoud Hussein Jailed In Egypt

Friday, 8 September 2023, 10:45 am | Globetrotter

The Egyptian government continues its persecution of activists and critics despite the so-called national dialogue initiated earlier this year to address the political and economic issues raised by the opposition. On September 3, political activist ... More >>

Is Intellectual Property Turning Into A Knowledge Monopoly?

Thursday, 7 September 2023, 11:18 am | Globetrotter

By Prabir Purkayastha The twentieth century saw the emergence of public funded universities and technical institutions, while technology development was concentrated in the R&D laboratories of large corporations. The age of the lone inventor—Edison, ... More >>





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