Second Humanitarian Caravan Braves Danger in Oaxaca

June 9, 2010 Nancy Davies 0

Since neither the federal government of Mexico nor the Oaxaca government of Ulises Ruiz Ortiz (URO) will put aside the blockade of San Juan Copala, one might conclude that the policy of the governments is to starve out the autonomous community which wants self determination and control of their lands and territory. The second humanitarian caravan “Bety Cariño y Jyri Jakkola” to San Juan Copala was halted three times on June 7, and finally headed back to Huajapan de Leon to consider their next step.


Clinton Urges OAS to Forget Coup, Readmit Honduras

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaking at the Organization of American States (OAS) annual meeting in Lima, Peru on Monday urged countries in the hemisphere to readmit Honduras into the regional organization. Clinton argued that Honduran President Porfirio Lobo Sosa “has demonstrated a strong and consistent commitment to democratic governance and constitutional order.”



Mexico: Civil Society Divided Ahead of Climate Summit

June 7, 2010 Emilio Godoy 0

“The big international NGOs, like Greenpeace and Oxfam, are well connected and tolerate too many things from the governments. They accept programmes and issues in the summit negotiations which are unacceptable to the social movements,” said Miguel Valencia, one of the 10 members of the Klimaforum 2010 Mexican organising committee.


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