Five-hundred striking Steel workers who have occupied the SICARTSA steel mill in Michoacan, Mexico repelled 800 armed policemen dressed in riot gear who tried to overtake the plant. On April 20 two workers, José Luis […]
The right wing Christian Democratic Party (PDC) has proposed an amendment to El Salvador’s constitution that would define marriage as between one man and one woman ("as so born"). The proposal also bans adoption by […]
Classified memos obtained by The Dominion through Access to Information Act request raise new questions about the extent of Canadian participation in the 2004 coup against Haiti’s democratically elected President Jean Bertrand Aristide.
On Monday, April 17 the US Ambassador in Nicaragua met with right wing parties in the country to discuss their opposition strategy against Sandinista leader Daniel Ortega in the November 5 presidential elections. Support for Ortega is growing, and many expect him to win the race. The US has called on Nicaraguans to not vote for Ortega.
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"We have come to learn, to build solidarity, and to strengthen the brotherhood and sisterhood between our movements," said Yasira, an MST representative who is visiting Zapatista communities in the highlands of the Southern Mexican […]
Celebrations of the International Day of Campesino Struggle were held April 17 throughout the Americas. The day—initiated by Via Campesina—recognizes the lives of 19 campesinos massacred in El Dorado de Caracas, Brazil on April 17, […]
The Fifth Hemispheric Encounter against the FTAA concluded in Havana, Cuba on April 15th. Close to 400 delegates from movements around the Americas debated how to unify forces and defeat the Free Trade Area of […]