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How Far Away is Latin America from Nottingham? PDF Print E-mail
Written by John Holloway   
Monday, 08 November 2010 19:29

How far is Latin America from Nottingham? It depends on how you measure it. You can measure it in terms of a politics of poverty or you can measure it in terms of a politics of dignity.

Mexico: Tens of Thousands March against PRI’s Presidential Candidate PDF Print E-mail
Written by Ela Stapley   
Friday, 25 May 2012 06:27

The mood was festive as groups of students, grass root organizations and individuals gathered in the city’s main square. With chants of “Not even one vote for the PRI” and “Out Peña” the crowd started moving. They sung as they moved forward, many wearing black t-shirts with anti PRI slogans. There were cheers and clapping as those standing on the sidewalk showered their support. “Join us, join us,” the marchers chanted.

Fear and Loathing in Bolivia: New Constitution, Polarization PDF Print E-mail
Written by Benjamin Dangl   
Thursday, 03 January 2008 06:27
Right & Left Confront at Blockade
Right & Left Confront at Blockade
"Let's go unblock the road, compañeros!" a man in an old baseball cap yells as he joins a group of people hauling rocks and tires from a central intersection in Cochabamba. This group of students and union activists are mobilizing against a civic strike led by middle class foot soldiers of the Bolivian right. These actions in the street are part of a political roller coaster which is dramatically changing Bolivia as it enters the new year.
Stop Ascendant Copper in Ecuador PDF Print E-mail
Written by Carlos Zorrilla   
Wednesday, 13 June 2007 16:21

Goldcorp Inc. & The Danger of Democracy PDF Print E-mail
Written by Grahame Russell   
Monday, 23 June 2008 09:28
ImageIn unison, hundreds of Mayan Mam community leaders raised their hands in the Gimnasio Municipal (municipal gym) of San Miguel Ixtahuacan (SMI), Guatemala on April 30. These hundreds of raised hands indicated a "yes" vote for the municipality of SMI to hold a legally binding community consultation concerning whether or not to permit mining.
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