south america

Exposing the OAS' Anti-Venezuela, Pro-US Bias and Right-Wing Hypocrisy

Exposing the OAS’ Anti-Venezuela, Pro-US Bias and Right-Wing Hypocrisy

May 31, 2018

The Organization of American States (OAS) is a Cold War-era group that acts as a vehicle for US influence, opposing leftist governments in Latin America. Journalist Max Blumenthal challenged the OAS on its extreme anti-Venezuela bias and enlisting of right-wing pro-Israel lobbyists to demonize Nicolas Maduro

Peace In Colombia

August 2, 2017
A New Generation of Paramilitary Groups are Killing Social Activists in Colombia Colombia is one of the most dangerous countries in the world for social activists. We speak to Bladimir Sanchez Espitia, a TRNN collaborator who documents cases of human rights violations and has received a “death letter” himself

Brazil’s Defiant Rousseff Takes the Stand, But Will Democracy Survive?

August 30, 2016

The Brazilian oligarchy is on the cusp of achieving its major objectives through the parliamentary coup says James Green, Professor of Brazilian History and Culture at Brown University

The Empire Files: Chevron vs. the Amazon – Ending Corporate Tyranny

August 30, 2016

After an on-the-ground assessment of Chevron’s pollution, and its war against the plaintiffs, Part III of Chevron vs. the Amazon explores the bigger picture of impunity for transnational corporations, and the history of Ecuador’s fight for sovereignty. Featuring interviews with Ecuador’s President Rafael Correa, Foreign Minister Guillioume Long, and Permanent Representative to the UN Maria…

Brazil’s PT Failed to Disengage from Corrupt Elements of Its Political Class

August 3, 2016

Alex Cuadros, author of Brazillionaires: Wealth, Power, Decadence, and Hope in an American Country, says the PT, under the leadership of Lula and Rousseff, has failed to disrupt corporate influence over politics

Will South America Bring Life to the Bank of the South?

December 11, 2014
The countries of South America need their alternative to the World Bank to step forward; if not, they will be back in crisis, explains historian and sovereign debt expert Eric Toussaint

Reality Asserts Itself - Ralph Nader

December 20, 2013
Ralph Nader and Paul Jay discuss Ralph’s decision to stay in the Florida race and what an electoral strategy could be now

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

Past is present in Latin America

August 5, 2013
Pope Francis impressed Brazilians with his modest lifestyle and sympathy for the poor, but he did not support the mass struggle for economic justice and instead echoed the right-wing focus on corruption in government