Upside Down World
Friday, 31 October 2014
News Briefs

1 Emergency Fund-Raising Appeal For Disappeared Mexican Students Rights Action
2 Guatemalan Officers Face Sexual Slavery Charges in Historic Trial Luz Mendez
3 Why the Left Continues to Win in Latin America Greg Grandin
4 Economic Issues Could be Decisive in Brazilian Presidential Election Mark Weisbrot
5 Venezuela at the UN, Washington At Bay Greg Grandin
6 Uruguay’s Decision Could Come Too Late for Gitmo Detainees Diana Cariboni
7 Why Dilma Should Look Back to Her Bases in Brazil's Runoff Election John L. Hammond
8 Interview with Evo Morales on Bolivia's Socio-Economic Transformation Al Jazeera
9 43 Missing Students, State Crimes & Resistance in Mexico Dawn Paley
10 Bolivia: Has Evo Morales proven his critics wrong? Benjamin Dangl
11 Venezuela: Why a Philosophical Summit of the Poor? Cory Fischer-Hoffman and
12 Civil Society, Judges Team Up Against Judicial Corruption in Guatemala Geoffrey Ramsey
13 Cops and Paramilitaries Tortured, Burned, Massacred Mexico Students Dawn Paley
14 Municipality in El Salvador Bans Mining in Binding Vote Meredith DeFrancesco
15 Hillary Clinton admits role in Honduran coup aftermath Mark Weisbrot
16 Vaca Muerta, Argentina’s New Development Frontier Fabiana Frayssinet
17 Brazil: Dilma or Marina—Or Luciana? Dan La Botz
18 Massacre and State of Exception in San Juan Sacatepéquez, Guatemala International Committee in Solidarity with San Juan Sacatepéquez
19 Global Drug Report: Don't Just Decriminalize, Demilitarize Cyril Mychalejko
20 El Salvador: Total Ban on Abortion is Killing Women and Girls and Condemning Others to Decades Behind Bars Amnesty International
21 Washington Snubs Bolivia on Drug Policy Reform, Again Zoe Pearson and Thomas Grisaffi
22 Yaqui Tribal Authority’s Jailing in Water Conflict Signals Need to Implement Environmental Justice Talli Nauman
23 Biodiversity Offsetting Advances in Latin America Amid Controversy Emilio Godoy
24 UN and US Blame Haiti’s Opposition for Delayed Elections, Ignore History CEPR
25 Remains Believed to Be Those of Murdered Indigenous Leader Found in Peru Telesur English
26 Uruguay: Deepening of progressivism or conservative break? José Elosegui
27 Amazon's 'flying rivers' dry up Jan Rocha
28 US Court Sets Precedent by Ruling Guatemalan Domestic Violence Victim Can Seek Asylum Cyril Mychalejko
29 Cuba estimates US embargo has cost island $116.8bn in damages in 55 years Reuters in Havana
30 Latin America’s Anti-drug Policies Feed on the Poor Diego Arguedas Ortiz
31 Four Peruvian anti-logging activists murdered BBC News
32 Elections Revive Bolivia’s Controversial TIPNIS Highway Plan Emily Achtenberg
33 Uruguay: Guerillas in Government Roger D. Harris
34 President Correa: 'Biggest Mistake in Recent Years Was Letting Alberto Acosta Be President of the Constituent Assembly', Translation by Danica Jorden
35 Peru: What Happened To Progressive Politics In Lima? Paul Dosh and Julia Smith
36 Bonilla’s New Role Raises Questions for U.S.-Funded Police Trainings in Honduras Sarah Kinosian
37 US Senators Urge Ecuador to Restore Relations with Israel Liz Scherffius
38 Threat of Hydropower Dams Still Looms in Chile’s Patagonia Marianela Jarroud
39 Snapshot from the Economic War in Venezuela Sujatha Fernandes
40 Lifting the Sentence of Secrecy in Chile Alexia Richardson
41 Peru’s dangerous environmental regression Belén Fernández
42 As Men Emigrate, Indigenous Women Gain Political Opportunities and Obligations in Mexico Renata Bessi, Santiago Navarro F. and Translated by Miriam Taylor
43 Land rights in Latin America: where are the voices of indigenous women? Natricia Duncan
44 Progressive Tax Reforms Approved in El Salvador CISPES
45 Report: World Bank Loan in Honduras Ignores Environmental and Social Risks Cyril Mychalejko
46 Children of the Monroe Doctrine: The Militarized Roots of America's Border Calamity Arturo J. Viscarra and Michael Prentice
47 National Indigenous Congress and Zapatistas Unite Against Plundering of Their Lands Luis Hernández Navarro, Translated by Sally Seward
48 Guatemala: Cold Warrior Criticizes Cold War and Drug War, Hires Cold Warrior to Promote Drug War Jake Johnston and Peter Hayakawa
49 The Crisis of Small-Scale Fishing in Latin America Alejandro Camargo
50 The Changing Map of Latin America Renata Bessi, Santiago Navarro F. and Translated by Miriam Taylor
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