The Mexican Peace Movement, founded by poet Javier Sicilia, has demanded justice following the murder of one of its members. Nepomuceno Moreno Nuñez was shot to death around Midday on Monday in the town of Hermosillo, Sonora. […]
Source: Al Jazeera President Humala restricts civil liberties in Cajamarca after protests over mining and water issues paralyse the state. Ollanta Humala, the president of Peru, has declared a 60-day state of emergency in a […]
(IPS) – Con 10 años de vida y cambio de nombre incluido, el ahora llamado Proyecto Mesoamérica, que comprende cuantiosas inversiones en energía, telecomunicaciones, vivienda, salud y otras áreas, avanza a paso lento en medio […]
Source: Miradas al Sur Cristian Ferreyra’s murder exposed the harassment suffered by thousands of indigenous peasants that are forced to abandon their lands. This is how the gangs of thugs who work for big businesses […]
On November 26, the administration of Juan Manuel Santos Calderón [2010-2014] sanctioned an armed ‘rescue’ of retained politico-military prisoners under FARC-EP confinement close to Curillo in the department of Caquetá.
The government of President Humala, a retired army officer who took office Jul. 28, apparently wants to widen the scope of action of the armed forces. The militarisation of public order is being encouraged and social protests are being criminalised, said Aldo Blume, a researcher at the Legal Defence Institute (IDL), a local human rights organisation.
(IPS) – Ten years after its launch under a different name, the Mesoamerica Project, which involves major investments in energy, telecommunications, housing, health and other areas, is moving ahead slowly and continues to face scepticism […]