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Haiti: The Impacts of Militarized Aid PDF Print E-mail
Written by Jamie Way   
Tuesday, 02 February 2010 11:13

As the story of the tragedy in Haiti continues to unfold, the spotlight seems to have turned away from the aid and the tragedy itself, and instead now largely focuses on the U.S. military aid effort. Doctors Without Borders and the director of French aid have both complained that the U.S. military has impeded the progress of the relief mission. Regardless of what troop increases may represent, it undoubtedly highlights a problematic trend in development aid effort; aid is often militarized.

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Community Station in Mexico Conquers Airwaves and Internet PDF Print E-mail
Written by Daniela Pastrana   
Tuesday, 21 February 2012 13:17

Ask any local resident in Amecameca de Juárez, Mexico and they will tell you about La Voladora, the radio station that won a major legal battle for freedom of expression when it challenged the government in a case in which the Supreme Court handed down a ruling in its favor in 2011.

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Ascendant Copper Threatens Ecuador's Toisan Range PDF Print E-mail
Written by www.DECOIN.org   
Tuesday, 17 April 2007 16:51

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Poverty Rates In Venezuela: Getting The Numbers Right PDF Print E-mail
Written by Mark Weisbrot, Luis Sandoval, David Rosnick, Center for Economic and Policy Research   
Monday, 29 May 2006 19:00

Originally Published in Center for Economic and Policy Research

http://www.cepr.net/publications/venezuelan_poverty_rates_2006_05.pdf

ImageOver the past year, the statement that poverty in Venezuela has increased under the government of President Hugo Chávez has appeared in scores of major newspapers, on major television and radio programs, and even journals such as Foreign Affairs[1] and Foreign Policy.[2] (See Appendix for a sample of such statements.) These statements have only rarely been contested or corrected.

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Back to the Future in the Guatemalan Elections PDF Print E-mail
Written by Cyril Mychalejko   
Thursday, 13 September 2007 13:32

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