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Mercosur: Uncertain Union

The Mercosur summit in Cordoba, Argentina, on 20-21 July came at a key moment in South America’s integration process. To understand its significance, Justin Vogler talks to the leading Brazilian historian, Luiz Alberto Moniz Bandeira. […]

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1491: The Truth About the Americas Before Columbus

June 11, 2006 Benjamin Dangl 0

In many high school history classes students are told that before Columbus arrived the Americas were full of untamed wilderness loosely populated with savage Indians. Charles Mann’s book, 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus proves that the opposite is true.

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Indigenous Movements: Between Neoliberalism and Leftist Governments

May 16, 2006 Raúl Zibechi 0

After scoring resounding victories, the indigenous movements of South America are encountering new challenges, both on an institutional and state level, that they have not been able to answer. Expanding on the wide range of experiences and deepening the exchange between organizations appear to be some of the possible routes that lie ahead.

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Southern Cone Presidents Will Meet

May 3, 2006 UpsideDownWorld.org 0

Presidents Lula da Silva, Evo Morales, Néstor Kirchner and Hugo Chávez will meet in Puerto de Iguazú, Argentina this Thursday, May 4. The South American presidents will discuss common strategies in energy sector development, according […]

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