latin american politics

MST Occupies Government Building in Salvador, Bahia

September 22, 2016

TRNN Executive Producer Eddie Conway speaks with MST activists about the political and economic crisis in Brazil

Peace In Colombia

September 1, 2016
While the final peace agreement between the FARC and the Colombian government must be ratified by a national referendum, prospects for ending almost 6 decades of civil war in a country with an extensive history of human rights violations and political crimes.

News Click

August 23, 2016
Under President Michel Temer, Brazil’s economic and political paralysis has deepened. With the Dilma Rousseff impeachment vote at the Senate planned for after the 2016 Olympics, the situation is rife with alarming possibilities. – A Joint TRNN and Newsclick Production

Will Venezuela’s New Floating Exchange Rate Curb Inflation?

April 1, 2014

Mark Weisbrot: New exchange rate is intended to safeguard the importation of essential and primary goods

Why is Inflation So High in Venezuela?

February 23, 2014

Gregory Wilpert (2/2): Attempting to build socialism surrounded by a global capitalist economy and being reliant on oil revenues, Venezuela is struggling to find a solution to capital flight and exchange rate problems

Venezuela Protests Reveal Rivalry in Opposition Leadership

February 22, 2014

Gregory Wilpert (1/2): High inflation and shortages trigger a protest movement that splits opposition camp