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Monday, 22 September 2014
News Briefs

1 UN and US Blame Haiti’s Opposition for Delayed Elections, Ignore History CEPR
2 Remains Believed to Be Those of Murdered Indigenous Leader Found in Peru Telesur English
3 Uruguay: Deepening of progressivism or conservative break? José Elosegui
4 Amazon's 'flying rivers' dry up Jan Rocha
5 US Court Sets Precedent by Ruling Guatemalan Domestic Violence Victim Can Seek Asylum Cyril Mychalejko
6 Cuba estimates US embargo has cost island $116.8bn in damages in 55 years Reuters in Havana
7 Latin America’s Anti-drug Policies Feed on the Poor Diego Arguedas Ortiz
8 Four Peruvian anti-logging activists murdered BBC News
9 Elections Revive Bolivia’s Controversial TIPNIS Highway Plan Emily Achtenberg
10 Uruguay: Guerillas in Government Roger D. Harris
11 President Correa: 'Biggest Mistake in Recent Years Was Letting Alberto Acosta Be President of the Constituent Assembly' Ecuadorinmediato.com, Translation by Danica Jorden
12 Peru: What Happened To Progressive Politics In Lima? Paul Dosh and Julia Smith
13 Bonilla’s New Role Raises Questions for U.S.-Funded Police Trainings in Honduras Sarah Kinosian
14 US Senators Urge Ecuador to Restore Relations with Israel Liz Scherffius
15 Threat of Hydropower Dams Still Looms in Chile’s Patagonia Marianela Jarroud
16 Snapshot from the Economic War in Venezuela Sujatha Fernandes
17 Lifting the Sentence of Secrecy in Chile Alexia Richardson
18 Peru’s dangerous environmental regression Belén Fernández
19 As Men Emigrate, Indigenous Women Gain Political Opportunities and Obligations in Mexico Renata Bessi, Santiago Navarro F. and Translated by Miriam Taylor
20 Land rights in Latin America: where are the voices of indigenous women? Natricia Duncan
21 Progressive Tax Reforms Approved in El Salvador CISPES
22 Report: World Bank Loan in Honduras Ignores Environmental and Social Risks Cyril Mychalejko
23 Children of the Monroe Doctrine: The Militarized Roots of America's Border Calamity Arturo J. Viscarra and Michael Prentice
24 National Indigenous Congress and Zapatistas Unite Against Plundering of Their Lands Luis Hernández Navarro, Translated by Sally Seward
25 Guatemala: Cold Warrior Criticizes Cold War and Drug War, Hires Cold Warrior to Promote Drug War Jake Johnston and Peter Hayakawa
26 The Crisis of Small-Scale Fishing in Latin America Alejandro Camargo
27 The Changing Map of Latin America Renata Bessi, Santiago Navarro F. and Translated by Miriam Taylor
28 Sweet Victory for Mexico Beekeepers as Monsanto Loses GM Permit Nina Lakhani
29 How We Scapegoat Children From Gaza to the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands Todd Miller, Border Wars
30 Indigenous Seed Savers Gather in the Andes, Agree to Fight Climate Change with Biodiversity Erin Sagen
31 Wall Street Journal Uses Bogus Numbers to Smear Argentine President Jake Johnston and Mark Weisbrot
32 EZLN and Indigenous Peoples Will Gather to Share Experiences Aldabi Olvera, Translated by Dorset Chiapas Solidarity
33 Latin Americans Protest Attack on Gaza Weekly News Update on the Americas
34 Inside Venezuela's "Proceso" Kevin Young
35 Obama Throws Another Bone to the Right on Venezuela Mark Weisbrot, CEPR
36 The Central American Child Refugee Crisis: Made in U.S.A. Alexander Main
37 Understanding and Countering Corruption and Migrant Abuse by Mexico’s National Migration Institute Sonja Wolf
38 Bolivia’s Military and Police Protests: The “Children of Evo” Speak Out Emily Achtenberg
39 U.S., Regional Leaders Convene over Migration Crisis Julia Hotz
40 Land Rights in Latin America: Where are the Voices of Indigenous Women? Natricia Duncan
41 How Have Latin America’s Political Leaders Responded to Israel’s Siege on Gaza? Stephan Lefebvre, CEPR
42 Radical Cities – Latin America's revolutionary housing solutions Rowan Moore
43 Hondurans don’t need yet another neoliberal boondoggle Lauren Carasik
44 The Depths of Hell in Honduras: Honduran Collapse, Mining and Organized Crime OFRANEH, Translated by Rights Action
45 Why did Uruguay Request its Own Integration into the Trade in Services Agreement? Antonio Elías, Translated by Thomas McGuinn
46 How the Mexican Drug Trade Thrives on Free Trade Christy Thornton and Adam Goodman
47 Argentina: Mapuche Community Takes Direct Action Against Oil and Gas Exploitation on Its Territory Albino Campo and Jorge Nahue. Translated by Nancy Piñeiro
48 Pioneering Cannabis Regulation in Uruguay Hannah Hetzer and John Walsh
49 Putin signs Argentina nuclear deals on Latin America tour BBC News
50 Brazil: Where Indian Lives are not Worth a Traffic Sign Survival International
 
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