Hillary Clinton, interventionist in Latin America

Translated by Marvin Najarro  It’s now that Hillary Clinton is contemplating the fruits of her decision not to have divorced when her husband committed the baseness to which the media and patriarchy have referred as “having a little fling”. They are the same media and the same patriarchy who stoned and re-victimized the girl involved in the affair; when the…

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The culture of gender violence

Translated by Marvin Najarro. It is there, we see it every day, is rooted in parenting patterns, in the patriarchal system, in sociocultural factors: violence against women is real and it is also accepted as something natural to our misogynistic and sexist society. For gender violence there are no territorial boundaries nor social class differences, color, creed and level of…

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Venezuela and the power of international capital

Translated by Marvin Najarro At the IV Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), Rafael Correa was clear when he proposed to replace the Organization of American States (OAS) by the CELAC. It was a very appropriate proposal. Remember that the CELAC is an organization that was created in 2011 at the initiative of Hugo Chavez,…

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Unbreakable Dilma

Segunda traducción al inglés (TeleSUR English) “We should have killed her,” her torturers must have repeated hundreds of times when they saw her become the first woman president of Brazil. Or they may have wanted for cancer to remove her from the political scene like with Evita (only temporarily, because she is immortal). There is a before and after Dilma…

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Dilma, unbreakable

We should have killed her; her tortures will have repeated hundreds of times to themselves when they saw her becoming Brazil’s first woman president. Or had wanted also that cancer disappeared her, like Evita (temporarily, because it is immortal), from the political scene. Dilma marked a watershed moment in Brazil and Latin America. A woman president overcoming patriarchy. And gender…

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