Upside Down World
Sunday, 26 October 2014
News Briefs

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