Latin America

Venezuela’s “El Petro” Has Raised $732 Million As President Maduro Vows to Take On “Superman” – the US Dollar

Venezuela’s new oil backed cryptocurrency has raised over $735 million in less than 24 hours of a public pre-sale. The new cryptocurrency which will be pegged to the South American nation’s vast oil reserves looks to change the game in both the world of US sanctions and the international crypto […]

A Brief History of US Violence Towards Latin America and The Caribbean, Shows Why The Region Is Leaning Towards A Peaceful China

The United States has a long, violent and politically dubious role in Latin America and The Caribbean dating back to the 19th century. Here are some of the most prominent US “interventions” into the Spanish and Portuguese speaking nations south of its borders. Mexican-American War (1846-1848). After the US annexed […]

JFK’s Concealed History

John F. Kennedy’s legacy sees countless streets, buildings and statues emblazoned with his name across first world nations. Such unquestioning glorification has shielded much of the reality from public eyes, while reinforcing elite Western power. The successful results suggest one obvious thing: how remarkably successful propaganda can be, even when […]

Venezuela Announces Pre-Sale of Oil Backed Cryptocurrency–El Petro

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has announced that his country will begin an international pre-sale of its new cryptocurrency, El Petro, on the 20th of February. Unlike other cryptocurrencies already in circulation which are effectively digital fiat currencies, El Petro’s value will be directly backed by/pegged to Venezuela’s vast oil reserves. […]