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Bolivia: Cochabamba Still Thirsty

March 25, 2011 Franz Chávez 0

(Tierramérica) – There is still no apparent solution to the unsatisfied demand for drinking water in Cochabamba, 11 years after this central Bolivian city made international headlines with a popular uprising that halted the privatisation […]

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Bolivia After the Storm

March 25, 2011 Raúl Zibechi 0

Source: Americas Program At the end of December, the first popular uprising in the region against a government of the left took place in Bolivia. It was caused by an excessive increase in the price […]

Obama in El Salvador

March 23, 2011 Belén Fernández 0

As part of his visit to El Salvador yesterday, the last stop on a Latin American excursion occurring despite events in Japan and Libya, Barack Obama visited the tomb of Salvadoran Archbishop Óscar Arnulfo Romero, assassinated on March 24, 1980.


Violent Development: Communities Defending Lands and Resources Face Ongoing Repression in Guatemala

March 18, 2011 Sandra Cuffe 0

On February 28, 2011, organized action by Indigenous community members was once again met with violence in Guatemala. The goal of the demonstration was to pressure the Guatemalan government to comply with precautionary measures issued by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) in May 2010, and particularly the temporary suspension of the Marlin mine.


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