(IPS) – Miles de campesinas se movilizaron en Brasil a favor de lo que consideran una reivindicación de todas las mujeres agricultoras: la utilización la defensa de un modelo agrícola saludable para sus familias, y […]
This March, Upside Down World editor Ben Dangl will be on a book tour with his new book, Dancing with Dynamite: Social Movements and States in Latin America. “Ben Dangl breaks the sound barrier, exploding […]
Source: Andean Information Network A combination of widespread drought, followed by intense flooding in some regions; accusations of commodities speculation; alleged smuggling operations sending large amounts of contraband Bolivian goods to neighboring nations; worldwide food […]
Source: Nacla Report on the Americas Christmas in Bolivia was short-lived last year, as tens of thousands thronged to the streets to protest the gasolinazo, a massive increase in gasoline prices provoked by the MAS […]
“These projects will force my people from their land and end our way of life.” – Ruth Buendia Mestoquiari, Ashaninka leader Three Amazon Indians protested in London today against dams which threaten to destroy the […]
On Friday, February 25, the bodies of Magdalena Reyes Salazar, her brother Elias Reyes Salazar, and his wife Luisa Ornelas Soto were found dumped along the side of a road in Guadalupe, Chihuahua, just outside of Ciudad Juarez. In total, the Reyes Salazar family matriarch, Sara, has lost six family members to the execution-meter: four children, one grandson, and a daughter-in-law.
Women are playing a leading role in a powerful social movement addressing natural resource protection, adaptation to climate change, and corporate accountability in this coastal village in El Salvador. Cristina Reyes is currently in her second term as president of the local community council in Ciudad Romero, located in the department (province) of Usulután, on the Pacific Ocean.
According to a confidential U.S. diplomatic cable released last Wednesday, Ex-Colombian President Álvaro Uribe knowingly maintained a “hypocritical” relationship with neighboring Venezuela during his time in office – ordering armed operations within Venezuelan territory while at […]