In a lengthy meeting on July 29, Ecuador’s highland Indigenous organization Ecuarunari decided to support in a tepid and tentative manner President Rafael Correa’s project of rewriting the country’s constitution. […]
Source: Americas Program The first half of 2008 produced a sharp political change that allowed the local and global right-wing, as well as the multinationals, to recuperate their positions and retake the offensive. The change […]
In Venezuela, the organised revolutionary youth have the potential to be an antidote to old capitalist habits of corruption, bureaucracy, competition, and individualism. Five revolutionary youth from Merida share their perspectives on these recent developments.
Source: Weekly News Update on the Americas The body of Colombian unionist Guillermo Rivera Fuquene was found buried in a garbage dump in a rural area of Ibague, Tolima department, on July 15. Rivera Fuquene, […]
(IPS) – At a time when the price of soy, Argentina’s main export crop, has reached record levels on the international markets, family agriculture experts and environmental groups are warning about its severe social and […]
Outside of Ecuador, most progressives consider President Rafael Correa to be a Leftist champion of social and economic justice. Inside the country, however, conflicts between Correa and the social movement Left—the indigenous movement, environmentalists and unions, among others—have become increasingly heated. […]
Fuente: La Jornada El 3 de julio, los países del Mercosur otorgaron a Eduardo Galeano el título de Primer Ciudadano Ilustre de la región. Éstas fueron sus palabras de agradecimiento. Nuestra región es el reino […]