Increasingly, left-wing commentators are writing pieces that are not only critical of the ‘Pink Tide’, but that point to its reversal. Personally, I think we should remember that the Right has not won an election against a Left incumbent this century. Elections in Argentina (later this month) and Venezuela (early next month) may change that.

Contents:
Upcoming Elections: Venezuela Mid-term, Second Round Argentina
Election Results: Belize
News: El Salvador: FMLN National Congress and Ecuador: Correa v Opposition
Analysis: The defeat of the (US’s) FTAA and the emergence of the (Cuba-Venezuela) ALBA-TCP

Elections/News:

Interview: Venezuelan Elections Matter for Global Resistance
By: teleSUR / Nelson Davila, Tamara Pearson

Venezuela: Chavista Student Death Blamed on Rightwing Attack
By Rachael Boothroyd Rojas [source]

Backed by Global Civil Society and 131 Countries, Venezuela Re-elected to UNHRC
By LUCAS KOERNER [source]

Argentina: Battle for Presidency
Nil Nikandrov | 02.11.2015 [source]

Belize leader Dean Barrow wins third term in snap election
BBC: 5 November 2015 [source]

El Salvador’s FMLN Ups the Ante Against Neoliberalism After First National Congress [source]

Socialism vs. Neoliberalism: Ecuador’s Correa Debates Opposition [source]

Defeat of the FTAA and the Founding of ALBA

The Defeat of the FTAA. The Emergence of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America – Peoples’ Trade Treaty (ALBA-TCP)
Editor’s Choice 01.11.2015

10 Years Since Latin America’s ‘Burial’ of FTAA
Telesur

15 Years of the Cuba-Venezuela Agreement:
Telesur

The Receding Pink Tide: Evolution of State and Social Relations in Latin America
George Ygarza and Matt Binetti Tuesday, 03 November 2015 [source]

Dancing with Dynamite in Latin America: Looking Back at Half a Decade of
Political Struggle, by Benjamin Dangl Tuesday, 03 November 2015 [source]

The Essential Saker II: Civilizational Choices and Geopolitics / The Russian challenge to the hegemony of the AngloZionist Empire
The Essential Saker: from the trenches of the emerging multipolar world