Presidents of Venezuela, Bolivia and El Salvador on Tuesday paid tribute to the legacy of Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro in Havana, calling for unity.
The 24th annual meeting of the São Paulo Forum gathered left-wing political parties from more than 20 Latin American and Caribbean countries between 15 and 17 July. The organisation’s final declaration is here.
The 24th annual meeting of the São Paulo Forum gathered left-wing political parties from more than 20 Latin American and Caribbean countries between July 15th an 17th.
By Stephen MacAvoy
The most advanced political struggles in the world today are taking place in Latin America where governments of the left not only predominate but where a number – especially the government of Hugo Chávez in Venezuela – are seeking to move beyond the capitalist framework altogether.
In July, governments, parties and social movements from the left in Latin America came together in the 18th São Paulo Forum to co-ordinate their response to the current capitalist crisis and the imperialist offensive in the Middle East.