Danny Shaw reported back on the Venezuela elections and his latest journey to meet with the movements in Haiti during Toward Freedom's December 2, 2021 webinar.
Watch TF Editor Julie Varughese reporting back on her time covering Nicaragua's critical presidential election.
Toward Freedom hosted a webinar December 2 to welcome new editor, Julie Varughese, who reported on her time covering Nicaragua's November 7 elections. Regular contributors Danny Shaw and Jacqueline Luqman discussed the Pink Tide in Latin America, Haiti and how Hollywood depicts the Black liberation struggle.
The Republic of Nicaragua announced on November 19 its intention to pull out of the Organization of American States (OAS), in the latest in a series of events that have transpired in the small country's struggle with the United States and its allies. But the corporate media continues to spread misinformation about the elections. This article by TF Editor Julie Varughese, who traveled to Nicaragua, is an attempt to debunk them.
Between an Organization of American States resolution, fresh U.S. sanctions, social media platforms suspending known Ortega supporters a week before the elections and corporate media outlets inaccurately reporting on Ortega, it is clear the United States is the primary contradiction in the Nicaraguan people’s struggle for liberation.
The United Kingdom has red-listed seven countries in the Americas, requiring even vaccinated travelers to quarantine. This has been lambasted as a political move in light of the upcoming COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland.