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Salvadoran Students Suffer Setback PDF Print E-mail
Written by Jason Wallach,   
Monday, 18 September 2006 19:00
Argentina: Officer jailed for life after 30 years of injustice PDF Print E-mail
Written by Marie Trigona   
Tuesday, 26 September 2006 08:17

Thousands Protest US Asylum for Sanchez Berzaín as Resentment Continues Over "Black October" PDF Print E-mail
Written by Andean Information Network   
Tuesday, 10 June 2008 04:48
ImageShortly after 10 a.m. on June 9, several thousand protestors from El Alto marched into La Paz and surrounded the US Embassy.  The mainly indigenous protestors were demanding the return of ex-President Sánchez de Lozada and ex-Minister of Defense Sánchez Berzaín to Bolivia.  Both men are facing a civil suit in the US and charges in Bolivia for the death of almost 70 civilians during the 2003 "Guerra del Gas."  
Protesters Target Canada's Iamgold in Ecuador PDF Print E-mail
Written by Teresa Velasquez   
Tuesday, 08 April 2008 09:21
Ecuadorians Protest Planned GoldmineResidents from the southern Ecuadorian province of Azuay used rocks and burning tires to block a stretch of the Panamerican Highway on April 2 to protest a planned industrial-sized goldmine, which they say will contaminate the local water supply. Canadian gold giant Iamgold has been eyeing entry into the region.
Questions Brew in Colombia, As Coffee Farmers Face Record Shortfalls PDF Print E-mail
Written by Elyssa Pachico   
Tuesday, 14 July 2009 03:58
Carlos Trujillo
Carlos Trujillo is an organic coffee farmer in Colombia's lush, green Andean region known as Cauca. This past harvesting season, his 23,000 trees produced a record low. 
While local buyers are paying record prices for the unusually scarce supply of coffee, Trujillo knows that farmers and laborers will benefit little from the bonanza. And the shortfall is causing him to question whether Colombia's manual laborers - who hand-pick the crop berry by berry - are in need of a technological upgrade.  
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