Tag: Coup

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and his wife Emine Erdogan greet supporters at the AKP headquarters in Ankara, Turkey June 25, 2018. REUTERS/Umit Bektas
News Turkey

After re-election, Erdogan likely to tighten grip on Turkey

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The elections were the first after a constitutional referendum in 2017 that bestows massive powers on the President The Dawn News / June 24, 2018 Recep Tayyip Erdogan won a second consecutive term in Turkey’s presidential elections on Sunday, extending his 15-year rule over the country. The victory gives him […]

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The ‘Soft Coup’ and the Attack on the Brazilian People 
Analysis Brazil

The ‘Soft Coup’ and the Attack on the Brazilian People 

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To the Brazilian and foreign elite, impeaching Dilma and jailing Lula could represent a turn in the country’s investments (as we have seen with Temer’s subsequent austerity measures and labor reforms), an opening of Brazil’s resources to foreign investment and profits, and a realignment with a neoliberal agenda that places […]

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Honduras News

Uncertainty Looms in Honduras Following Sunday’s Elections

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By: The Dawn News / November 28, 2017 On Sunday November 26, Honduras held national, departmental and municipal elections. The elections, that were already viewed as illegitimate by many social movements and organizations, have become even more tumultuous since the Superior Electoral Tribunal has not yet released official results of […]

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[Video] Interview with Henry Boisrolin, of the Haitian Democratic Committee: “There’s no legitimacy in Jovenel Moïse: this is an electoral coup”
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[Video] Interview with Henry Boisrolin, of the Haitian Democratic Committee: “There’s no legitimacy in Jovenel Moïse: this is an electoral coup”

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By: María Torrellas / Source: Resumen Latinoamericano / February 10, 2017 In a very lackluster ceremony, with almost no presence of international mandataries save a numerous delegation of US diplomats, Jovenel Moïse was appointed President of Haiti. But no media outlet reported that, at the same time, Haitian streets were […]

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Brazil News

Brazilian Students Occupy Over 700 Schools in Brazil

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Source: Brasil de Fato / Prensa Latina / The Dawn News / October 19, 2016 High school students have occupied at least 760 schools in the southern State of Paraná to protest against the educational reform presented by Michel Temer’s government. The movement, which has been dubbed the “High School […]

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The 10 Biggest Lies Temer Told on his Trip to the US
Analysis Brazil

The 10 Biggest Lies Temer Told on his Trip to the US

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Photo Credit: EVARISTO SA via Getty Images Source: Resumen Latinoamericano / The Dawn News / September 22, 2016 Every politician lies. Some lie more than others. In the 80’s, the Jornal da Tarde (Evening Newspaper) published a series of articles by Paulo Maluf, who was the governor of Sao Paulo […]

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Dilma Rousseff: “This is how dictatorships begin”
Analysis Brazil

Dilma Rousseff: “This is how dictatorships begin”

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The warning sign was given without histrionism: the first set of measures after Temer took office showed that the disproportionate use of the public force unleashed in several states, simultaneously. By: Darío Pignotti / Photos:Mídia Ninja / Source: Pagina 12 / The Dawn News / September 4, 2016 Dictatorships and State […]

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Out With Temer! By João Pedro Stedile
Analysis Brazil

Out With Temer! By João Pedro Stedile

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Source: Brasil De Fato / The Dawn News / September 13, 2016 1. On August 3, the judicial-and-media-made coup was consummated in the National Congress. Thus, the bourgeoisie concluded the first stage of the conspiracy, which they had been preparing since 2014, in order to put a government in power […]

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