Source: The Nation Washington now has compliant compradores in power in Argentina and Brazil—and perhaps soon in Venezuela. Dilma Rousseff, Brazil’s recently deposed president, calls it a coup. Many, perhaps most, of the countries in […]
Source: TowardFreedom.com Last week a research wing of the International Monetary Fund came out with a report admitting that neoliberalism has been a failure. The report, entitled, “Neoliberalism: Oversold?” is hopefully a sign of the […]
Source: The Guardian Unlimited Reynaldo Bignone sentenced to 20 years in prison for his part in running Operation Condor in 1970s and 80s Argentina’s last military dictator, 88-year-old former general Reynaldo Bignone, was today sentenced […]
On June 9, Ana Mirian Romero, a 29-year-old indigenous Lenca woman and mother of five from the department of La Paz, Honduras, was recognized by the European human rights organization Front Line Defenders. Romero was awarded the organization’s annual award for Human Rights Defenders for her work struggling for the recognition of indigenous lands and against the corporate destruction of the environment in Honduras.
Over the past week, hundreds of black women from the region of Northern Cauca, in southwestern Colombia have been participating in the National Inter-Ethnic Agrarian Protest. For the sisters of the Black Women’s Mobilization for the Care of Life and the Ancestral Territories their decision to participate in the national protest was an act of Revolutionary Mothering.
The long-running struggle of rural communities in Guatemala against the United States-based mining firm Kappes, Cassiday, and Associates (KCA) continues in Guatemala’s national courts. A recent investigation by the Guatemalan public ministry could come with criminal charges for executives of the controversial gold mine.
Tupac Amaru Neighborhood Association is named after Tupac Amaru II, the indigenous leader of the 1781 rebellion in Cuzco, Peru against the Spanish colonizers. The Tupac was formed 16 years ago in the context of severe unemployment and hunger brought by neoliberal policies that especially affected the province of Jujuy.
Fuente: DarioAranda.com / www.lavaca.org El notable crecimiento de casos de niños con enfermedades y malformaciones en el Chaco. La muerte de un fumigador de agrotóxicos: cáncer a los 40 años. La inoperancia o la complicidad […]