On Dec. 1 Gabino Cue Monteagudo became the first non-PRI governor of the state in eight decades. Local and national guests witnessed his oath in the legislative chamber, while outside, protesters began to express what Cue can look forward to. His first challenge will be in convincing innumerable combative groups that it’s now worthwhile to try dialogue.
(IPS) – The Chilean government’s commitment to the protection and promotion of human rights has been called into question by a new report by a university human rights centre. “I believe the authorities and different […]
A classified cable from the US embassy in La Paz, Bolivia released by WikiLeaks lays bare an embassy that is biased against the Evo Morales government, underestimates the sophistication of the governing party’s grassroots base, and out of touch with the political reality of the country. […]
“This morning we filed this lawsuit to defend the rights of Nature, in particular the rights of the Gulf of Mexico and the sea, which were violated by the BP oil spill,” said Vandana Shiva, who is one of the plaintiffs. “It’s about universal jurisdiction beyond the boundaries of Ecuador because Nature has rights everywhere, and that is why a global coalition were the first signatories to say: we as citizens of the earth have a duty to protect Nature everywhere.”
Source: Press TV Paraguay has summoned the US ambassador to the country expressing concerns about published Wikileaks documents citing US spying in the Latin American country and interest in its oil reserves. Paraguay’s Foreign Minister […]
Source: Ottowa Citizen Ecuador on Monday offered Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder who has enraged Washington by releasing masses of classified U.S. documents, residency with no questions asked. “We are ready to give him residence […]