Ben Norton on Venezuela & Social Movement Struggles in Colombia
FTS News Bits | Ben Norton, a journalist with The Grayzone speaks with Camila from Colombia, which has the highest rate of assassinations of social leaders. A high number of former FARC guerrillas have also ...
People's Forum's Manolo De Los Santos on Venezuela
FTS News Bits | Executive Director of the People's Forum, Manolo de los Santos, speaks to teleSUR about imperialism in Venezuela and throughout Latin America as Venezuela thwarts a coup plot.
Historic Ruling In Ecuador In Favor Of The Waorani People -Part 2-
FTS News Bits | We were joined live by Mitch Anderson, the Executive Director of the NGO Amazon Frontlines, to talk about a court in Ecuador ruling in favor of the Indigenous Waorani people, halting ...
Historic Ruling In Ecuador In Favor Of The Waorani People -Part 1-
FTS News Bits | A court in Ecuador has ruled in favor of the Indigenous Waorani people, halting oil activities in their Amazonian territory. The ruling could help protect 200,000 hectares of pristine rainforest. We ...
Venezuela's Foreign Minister Denounces Imposed Sanctions At The UN
FTS News Bits | Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza denounced the unilateral sanctions imposed by the United States and asserted that they are not against officials, but against the general population. Arreaza said that right ...
teleSUR Speaks With The Parents Of Ola Bini, Arrested In Ecuador
FTS News Bits | The parents of the Swedish computer programmer, Ola Bini, have spoken to teleSUR two weeks after his son was arrested in Ecuador for alleged links to Julian Assange. They say they ...
CodePink defends Venezuela's embassy in Washington DC
FTS News Bits | The co-founder of CodePink, Medea Benjamin, also spoke about the message activists are sending from inside Venezuela's embassy in DC and why their defense is so important.
Lula's sentence reduced by Supreme Court
FTS News Bits | The judges on the Supreme Court in Brazil have unanimously voted to reduce the prison sentence against the former president Luis Inacio Lula da Silva. Our correspondent @BrianMteleSUR has the details.
Grandmother of Plaza De Mayo in Argentina Locate One More Grandchild
FTS News Bits | The Grandmothers of Plaza de Mayo have found the grandchild number 129. She was found thanks to the genetic testing of samples provided by her biological father and brothers.
Indigenous Communities in Paraguay Demand Their Rights
FTS News Bits | Protesters are demanding their right to ancestral lands, taken away by brazilian business interests. @EbravoteleSUR gets the story from @OsvaldoteleSUR.