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Prospecting the Terrain of Struggle in Guatemala PDF Print E-mail
Written by Andrew MacPherson   
Thursday, 11 August 2011 22:49

New developments in Guatemala have continued to put pressure on the Goldcorp company, whose controversial Marlin mine has kept churning out the gold. As some continue in land-based struggles, others are channeling resources into courts and official proceedings—with mixed results.

Will Latin America Become the New Middle East? PDF Print E-mail
Written by Raúl Zibechi, Translation by Jim Rudolf   
Wednesday, 09 May 2012 21:33

Every year, Latin America climbs in global geopolitical rankings because of the steady increase in its declared reserves of strategic resources. This is a true disaster, since it reinforces the dependence of the region on the exploitation and exportation of its natural resources.

Salvadoran Students Suffer Setback PDF Print E-mail
Written by Jason Wallach,   
Monday, 18 September 2006 19:00
Mexico: The Eye is on the Mines PDF Print E-mail
Written by Jaime Quintana, Translation by Clayton Conn   
Friday, 06 September 2013 09:24

The backdrop of the whole situation, declares the former Naa Savi coordinator, includes mining projects and companies who want to enter the area. "If we allow the army to enter communal territory, they will never leave. The government has its eye on exploiting the mines, they want us to fight amongst ourselves, so that they can come in and militarize the territory. That's the bottom line here." Carrasco believes it’s false that the government is fighting organized crime because "they are fighting the Indigenous people, that's their goal."

Argentina: Officer jailed for life after 30 years of injustice PDF Print E-mail
Written by Marie Trigona   
Tuesday, 26 September 2006 08:17

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