Gregory Wilpert

Political Violence Escalates in Brazil as Historic Presidential Race Enters Final Phase

Political Violence Escalates in Brazil as Historic Presidential Race Enters Final Phase

October 19, 2018

Supporters of far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro have attacked dozens of his opponents, killing two, while social media campaign spins out of control with lies about Workers Party candidate Fernando Haddad. Michael Fox reports from Brazil

Trump's Methane Deregulation: Another Blow to Slowing Down Climate Change

Trump’s Methane Deregulation: Another Blow to Slowing Down Climate Change

September 21, 2018

The Trump administration announced new methane rules, which roll back rules President Obama had put into place to reduce pollution, capture methane for sale, and slow down climate change. Aaron Mintzes of Earthworks explains the implications

Countries Alarmed Over Venezuelan Migration Forget History of Venezuela’s Acceptance of Migrants

August 28, 2018

As governments in Latin America hold emergency meetings to discuss how to curtail the influx of Venezuelans escaping their country’s economic crisis, they forget how Venezuela for the longest time took in economic refugees escaping other country’s crises

Venezuela Introduces New Measures to Halt Hyperinflation: Will they Work?

July 30, 2018

Venezuela’s hyperinflation is now exceeding 200% per month. President Maduro plans to introduce a new currency that is tied to Venezuela’s oil basket, but will the measures work and how has inflation affected the general population? We discuss these issues with Cira Pascual Marquina of Venezuelanalysis.com and TRNN’s Greg Wilpert

Ecuador

August 16, 2017
Ecuador’s former president Rafael Correa is accusing recently elected president Lenin Moreno of moving the country to the right, using corruption accusations against Vice-President and Correa friend Jorge Glas as cover. TRNN’s Greg Wilpert reports

Venezuela

August 2, 2017
The CEO of the company that sold and operates the voting machines in Venezuela says that there was a discrepancy of 1 million votes between the turnout figures announced by the CNE and those recorded by his systems. TRNN correspondent Gregory Wilpert and labor and human rights lawyer Dan Kovalik discuss the implications. Shortly after…

Venezuela Tightens State Control Over Its Economy

November 24, 2013

Gregory Wilpert: Venezuela Strengthens State Control Over Economy in Effort to Combat Inflation

Peace In Colombia

November 2, 2013
Gregory Wilpert: As Colombia marks one-year anniversary of peace negotiations, both the FARC and government officials work to end decades-long conflict

TRNN on Leaks

September 27, 2013
Brazil’s Rousseff outraged over NSA spying revelations, Bolivia’s Morales calls for Obama government to be judged in tribunal

U.S. Alone Refuses to Accept Venezuelan Election Results

May 16, 2013

Gregory Wilpert: In spite of a new audit of election results that shows a win by Maduro that is recognized by all countries of Latin America, the US supports opposition