General elections are to take place in Peru on Sunday, April 10th. While the media and the majority of the Presidential candidates avoid serious debate and try to continue with “business as usual”, voters in Peru look set to express their desire for change as left leaning Ollanta Humala tops the polls.
This April Marks the 29th anniversary of the Falklands War, which claimed the lives of 650 Argentines and 258 British soldiers. But beyond the battle is a territorial dispute that has raged for 178 years and shows no sign of disappearing. […]
(IPS) – The Ecuadorean government declared U.S. Ambassador Heather Hodges “persona non grata” and expelled her from the country in response to a cable released by the Wikileaks whistleblower web site. Former Ecuadorean foreign minister […]
Activistas Mexicanas en riesgo luego de haber recibido amenazas de muerte Amnistía Internacional ha instado a las autoridades mexicanas a proporcionar protección para dos prominentes mujeres activistas que han sido forzadas a huir sus casas […]
Source: Rights Action – Endless Repression By Military-backed Regime – Eye-witness report from the streets of Tegucigalpa (Police truck spraying vaste quantities of teargas at peaceful protesters, March 30, 2011, Tegucigalpa. All photos, Karen Spring, […]
Every year, the Wixarika (Huichol) indigenous people of central west México walk 500 km to the sacred land of Wirikuta, where according to legend, the sun was born. This sacred land is currently under siege by a Vancouver-based mining company.
Despite those in power trying to keep him out, the return of Aristide to Haiti has rekindled hope among the poor. Source: Al Jazeera As twice ousted former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide and his family were […]