Upside Down World
Tuesday, 30 September 2014
News Briefs

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