Upside Down World
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Upside Down World
The Real Winner in Honduras: The United States? PDF Print E-mail
Written by Joseph Shansky   
Sunday, 01 November 2009 10:34
ImageWhat the Guaymuras Accords actually do most is create a space for the United States to recognize the legitimacy of the upcoming presidential elections, scheduled for November 29. With National Party front-runner Pepe Lobo likely to win (thanks to a campaign season in which any independent voices were sharply silenced by media censorship), the US also likely secures another puppet in the region who will be opposed to the progressive social, economic and political reforms being articulated and demanded by the country's social movements.
The Mexican Election and the Split on the Left PDF Print E-mail
Written by Paul Imison   
Friday, 02 March 2012 12:52

According to the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development, Mexico’s considerable income gap is widening while the National Council of the Evaluation of Social Development Policy reports that 3.2 million more Mexicans have been plunged into poverty in the last three years; a striking commentary on the economic policies of right-wing, pro-US President Felipe Calderón.

Information War in the Jungle PDF Print E-mail
Written by Rune Geertsen   
Thursday, 31 May 2007 10:15

Building Labor's Revolutionary Voice in Venezuela: The UNT's second national Congress PDF Print E-mail
Written by Paul Pollack   
Sunday, 04 June 2006 19:00

ImageRival factions clashed at the second national Congress of Venezuela's National Workers Union (UNT), held in Caracas, May 25-27. Over 2000 voting delegates and 1000 supporting union members attended the Congress, which ended in disarray when a group of dissident delegates split off from the main group and held a smaller, parallel gathering. The two groups failed to agree on a date for Federation-wide elections.

Land Dispute in Guatemala Ends Peacefully, For Now PDF Print E-mail
Written by Cyril Mychalejko   
Wednesday, 27 February 2008 05:42
ImageSeveral hundred Guatemalan campesinos took 30 police officers hostage last Thursday in response to the jailing of a local farm leader and to demand that land they had been occupying for the last 10 years be legalized by the Guatemalan government. Ramiro Choc, the farmer arrested earlier this month on charges of robbery and illegally occupying land, remains in jail.  
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