In Venezuela, the opposition mobilizes after the cancellation of the election in the stronghold of Chavez

Venezuelan opposition leaders Juan Guaido and Freddy Superlano, among crowds of demonstrators, in Barinas, December 4, 2021. ARIANA CUBILLOS / AP A thousand demonstrators gathered on Saturday, December 4, in the Venezuelan state of Barinas, stronghold of former President Hugo Chavez, to protest against the Supreme Court’s decision to order a new election of the … Read more

The Cuban opposition maintains its demonstration scheduled for November 15 despite the ban by the authorities

The playwright Yunior Garcia Aguilera, here on October 13, 2021, in Havana, announced that he wanted to parade alone, on Sunday, on an avenue in the Cuban capital. RAMON ESPINOSA / AP The organizers of the demonstration scheduled for Monday, November 15, in Cuba – in the capital Havana and in six provinces -, to … Read more

In Brazil, twenty-one scientists in opposition to Jair Bolsonaro refuse a medal

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, in Brasilia, November 4, 2021. ISAC NOBREGA / AFP The National Order of Scientific Merit was created in Brazil in 1992 to recognize the authors of the most important contributions to science and technology. Receiving this distinction, one of the highest in the country, is an honor. Twenty-one scientists, however, refused, … Read more

Georgian Dream wins municipal elections in Georgia, opposition reiterates fraud accusations

The leader of the United National Movement (MNU), Nika Melia, votes for the second round of municipal elections in Tbilisi, where he was also a candidate, on Saturday, October 30. IRAKLI GEDENIDZE / REUTERS The Georgian Dream Party, in power in Georgia, won the second round of municipal elections according to official results, announced on … Read more

Announcements by Jean Castex on the rise in fuel prices: the opposition denounces a “tinkering”

Jean Castex on the television news set of TF1, October 21, 2021. LUDOVIC MARIN / AFP Compensation of 100 euros to cope with soaring prices at the pump. The Prime Minister, Jean Castex, unveiled, Thursday, October 21, on the 8:00 pm TF1 set, the government’s response to concerns about soaring fuel prices and purchasing power. … Read more

In Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro suspends negotiations with the opposition

Press conference by the President of the National Assembly, Jorge Rodriguez (center) to discuss the arrest of businessman Alex Saab, whose portrait is displayed in the background, on October 16, in Caracas. ARIANA CUBILLOS / AP Arrested in June 2020 in Cape Verde, where his private plane was calling, Colombo-Venezuelan businessman Alex Saab, 49, was … Read more

In Hungary, the opposition chooses a “conservative and believing” candidate against Viktor Orban

Peter Marki-Zay campaigning ahead of the second round of the opposition primary election in Budapest on October 10, 2021. MARTON MONUS / REUTERS A provincial mayor, “Conservative and believer”, against Viktor Orban. Peter Marki-Zay, 49, won the second round of the Hungarian opposition primary on Sunday, October 17, with a view to the legislative elections … Read more

When Belarusian becomes the “language of the opposition”

During an anti-Lukashenko rally outside the Belarusian embassy in Warsaw, Poland on August 8, 2021. WOJTEK RADWANSKI / AFP This is another aspect of the crackdown carried out by the regime of Alexander Lukashenko against the protest movement in Belarus. That of the systematic destruction of organizations that defend Belarusian culture and language. In recent … Read more

Opposition to the candidacy of a United Arab Emirates general for the presidency of Interpol

General Ahmed Nasser Al-Raisi, United Arab Emirates candidate for the presidency of Interpol, in 2018. WIKIPEDIA / CC BY-SA 4.0 A wind of revolt is rising in France against the prospect of the candidacy of a general of the United Arab Emirates for the presidency of Interpol. Several associations, lawyers and personalities are moved by … Read more

opposition manifested against “colossal electoral fraud”

A protest in Pushkin Square, Moscow, September 25, 2021. YURI KADOBNOV / AFP Pushkin Square was packed with people on Saturday, September 25. More than a thousand Russians demonstrated in Moscow, at the behest of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation (PCFR), protesting what critics in the Kremlin have called massive fraud in parliamentary … Read more