An ocean of lies about Venezuela

An ocean of lies about Venezuela

Abby Martin interviews the UN’s Rapporteur By Jan Oberg March 9, 2019 At The Transnational, we believe in diversity. And in the likelihood that world events are complex and can be seen from more than one – usually US/Western – perspective. You may have wondered why the, now retired, UN representative for Venezuela, the brilliant […]

Venezuela, demokratin och folkrätten

Venezuela, demokratin och folkrätten

Av Örjan Appelqvist 5:e februari 2019 Just nu bevittnar vi en samstämmig flod av artiklar till stöd för Juan Guaido som utnämnts sig själv till ”interimspresident” i Venezuela och som USA och dess allierade i Latinamerika sedan omedelbart förklarat som landets legitime president. En mängd stater i Europa har sedan följt i spåren även om […]

Brazil’s fateful election on Sunday

Brazil’s fateful election on Sunday

  By Jonathan Power  Oktober 7, 2018 From the time of its beginning as a nation state “Brazil has been a paradise for some, an endless hell for others, and for the rest, a kind of purgatory on earth.” So write two Brazilian historians, Lilla Schwarcz and Heloisa Starling, in their massive, newly published, volume […]

18 years of mass murder in Guatemala

18 years of mass murder in Guatemala

  Jonathan Power  September 11, 2018 In 1981 on the editorial page of the New York Times, I wrote a column showing that the mass atrocities against the Indian population of Guatemala were carried out under the direct orders of the then president, Fernando Lucas Garcia. His former vice-president, Francisco Villagran Kramer, had given me […]