International solidarity has never been more important – Chris Williamson MP

Recent investigations have revealed that the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office has been allowing the sale of spyware to the hard-right, anti-democratic government in Honduras.

The regime is currently engaged in a brutal crackdown on protests.

The Honduran state has received hundreds of thousands of pounds’ worth of British spyware that it has used to monitor, disrupt and prevent anti-government campaigning. Continue reading “International solidarity has never been more important – Chris Williamson MP”

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A Threat to Brazilian Democracy

In October, the far-right Jair Bolsonaro was elected president of Brazil, beating the left’s candidate, Fernando Haddad, in a result which sent shockwaves around Latin America and globally. His election was a triumph for the Trump administration, welcoming an ally against less compliant governments in the region. Vice-president Pence had warmly greeted him prior to the campaign.

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Trump & May Must Stop Propping Up Honduras’ Reactionary Regime!

Colin Burgon, former MP and Honorary President, Labour Friends of Progressive Latin America (26/10/18)

2009 will mark different anniversaries in Latin America, including 20 years since Hugo Chavez became president of Venezuela and 60 years since the Cuban Revolution. Sadly, it will also mark 10 years since the coup in Honduras. Continue reading “Trump & May Must Stop Propping Up Honduras’ Reactionary Regime!”

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