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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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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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Venezuela: Maduro in Chávez’s Shoes PDF Print E-mail
Written by Franco Vielma, Translated by Danica Jorden   
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 19:43

A politically refined reading on the presidency of Nicolás Maduro starting with a recognition of the morass of circumstances he has had to face as the country’s leader. Without a doubt, the legacy of Maduro’s recent but extremely turbulent presidency is based on constructing a leadership with its own characteristics: its own attributes, its own styles, its own errors, its own incongruities, in a context of structures, as well as new circumstances.

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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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The Return of Social Conflict in Paraguay: Toward a New Articulation of Struggles PDF Print E-mail
Written by Raúl Zibechi   
Thursday, 04 September 2014 11:39

Two years after the fall of the Fernando Lugo government and one year after the rise of Horacio Cartes of the Colorado party, social movements show signs of rebuilding, with remarkable leadership of the campesino movement facing agribusiness and repression.

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