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Upside Down World
Costa Rica's CAFTA "Si" Vote Called into Question PDF Print E-mail
Written by Kari Lydersen   
Thursday, 11 October 2007 15:20
ImageWhile free trade proponents cheered, opponents called foul in Costa Rica's 51.5 percent vote Oct. 7 in favor of ratifying the Dominican Republic-Central American Free Trade Agreement (DR-CAFTA).
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Music and Revolution: Interview with Cuban Musician Vicente Feliú PDF Print E-mail
Written by Ramona Wadi   
Friday, 16 March 2012 09:25

Singer Vicente Feliú discusses the origin of the Nueva Trova, the influence of the Cuban revolution and responsibility towards Cuban society and other countries facing repression, as well as the aesthetics of Cuban revolutionary song.

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Chile Rejects Patagonian Dam Project, Environmentalists Hail Victory PDF Print E-mail
Written by Diego Cupolo   
Monday, 16 June 2014 10:39

After eight years of demonstrations and sometimes violent protests, officials rejected the controversial Patagonian dam project last week. The decision halts development of what would have become Chile’s largest energy endeavor in history, the building of five dams in two of South America’s widest rivers along with 1,600 km of power lines through pristine Andean valleys and fjords to carry energy to the nation’s central regions. Patricio Rodrigo, executive secretary of the Patagonia Defense Council, called the moment "the greatest triumph of the environmental movement in Chile."

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Canadian Corporation Plans Tar Sands Strip Mining in Trinidad and Tobago PDF Print E-mail
Written by Macdonald Stainsby   
Friday, 11 April 2014 12:45

'Mining tar sand will destroy Govt' read the headline in April of 2012. The statement was made to Trinidad and Tobago's Express newspaper by well-known environmental campaigner Dr. Wayne Kublalsingh to the news that Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar had made statements about working with Canada's Harper Government to start development of tar sands for oil in Trinidad's southwest peninsula.

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Nicaragua Vive! 35 Years Since the Triumph of the Sandinista Revolution PDF Print E-mail
Written by Chuck Kaufman   
Friday, 18 July 2014 12:03

When I made my first trip to Nicaragua in 1987 with a Nicaragua Network coffee picking brigade, I learned a number of things. I learned that it was possible not just to oppose my country’s wars, but to support an alternative to war and capitalist exploitation.

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