Source: The Guardian Unlimited First steps towards producing shale gas meet with increasing concern among Bolivian civil society The momentum is building. Bolivia’s state oil and gas company YPFB announced in early 2013 it would […]
In Brazil, one of the countries with the highest concentration of land ownership in the world, some 200,000 peasant farmers still have no plot of their own to farm – a problem that the first administration of President Dilma Rousseff did little to resolve. […]
Source: NACLA Report on the Americas The NSA disclosures, Latin American backlash, and what it means for hemispheric relations. As the U.S. government maintains its uneasy silence about the kidnapping and probable murder of 43 […]
Source: The Nation Washington is providing equipment and training to compromised agencies—at the same time that it’s tracking their close ties to organized crime. By February 2010, US consulate officials in Monterrey, Mexico, had long […]
Source: The Nation The story of how Chile, in the decades after its 1973 coup and death of democratically elected socialist president Salvador Allende, became one of the most neoliberal societies on the planet is […]
Source: Ricochet Repression and murder rampant as questions raised about Canada’s security cooperation David Murillo waits patiently for an update. Next to him, a table overflows with piles of manila folders packed with documentation of […]
Cubans insist that the December 17, 2014 announcement of United States president Barack Obama and Cuban president Raúl Castro to re-establish diplomatic ties was only the first step toward a full normalization of relations between the two countries. After more than fifty years, at least three steps remain to be taken before interactions achieve the level that they should have.