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The Our America Consensus: A guide for the future of the Latin American left

America saoPaolo

With the approval of the Our America Consensus, the first programmatic document stemming from the Sao Paulo Forum, leftist and progressive parties from Latin America and the Caribbean have a new instrument with which to resist the right-wing onslaught and continue implementing political and social changes in the region.

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Debating the future of China-Latin America relations

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How to expand relations between two regions which already have substantial economic and governmental ties, but aspire to greater levels of mutual understanding, was the main theme of debates in a forum between academics and political experts from China, Latin America, and the Caribbean.

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Unity during difficult times

ALBA TCP

The 15th ALBA-TCP Political Council is being held at a difficult moment, when unity, organization and solidarity are necessary, noted Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla on April 10, summarizing the significance of the meeting held that day in the Cuban capital.

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Time for unity

ABA Raul Maduro

This Monday, April 10, an Act of Solidarity was held with Venezuela,following the 15th Political Council of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America – People’s Trade Treaty (ALBA-TCP).

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Declaration of the 15th Meeting of the ALBA-TCP Political Council

ALBATCP Reunion

Reject the aggression and manipulation inflicted on the sister Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, as well as the deceit and lies that threaten its sovereignty, independence and stability, and those of the entire region.

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Cuba, a beacon of social justice

chileno activista

WE Chileans have stood in solidarity with the Cuban Revolution since its triumph, on January 1, 1959, stated Leandro Lanfranco Leverton, director of the national commission responsible for organizing Cuba solidarity brigades from his country.

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ECLAC forecasts a complex period for Latin American economies

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The Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) outlined a complex period for the region’s economies in 2017, although she welcomed a return to modest, but positive, growth. Responding to questions from Prensa Latina, Alicia Bárcena explained that an increase in U.S. Federal Reserve interest rates and rising commodity prices are expected for 2017.

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Continuing the advance toward peace

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Peace and its importance for full human development will be the focus of debates taking place today, September 21 in Havana, as part of the First International Seminar on Realities and Challenges of the Proclamation of Latin America and the Caribbean as a Zone of Peace.

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Consensus to combat the right wing counteroffensive

reunio Lima peru

During its closing session this Sunday, August 28, of the Meeting of Communist and Revolutionary Parties of Latin America, participants paid tribute to the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro Ruz, and his concept of revolution, following his 90th birthday, celebrated August 13. José Ramón Balaguer, member of the Communist Party of Cuba (PCC) Secretariat and head of its International Relations department, spoke on the concept of revolution as defined by Fidel, which he noted would live on beyond the man himself.

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Regional leftist parties meet in Lima

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Around 20 leftist parties from Latin America will come together today, August 26 to review their experiences, neoliberal attacks against progressive governments and the development of a common agenda. The Meeting of Communist and Revolutionary Parties of Latin America will be inaugurated in a ceremony set to take place in the auditorium of the Derrama Magisterial, with the participation of representatives from around 20 political organizations from the region.