Fuente: Lavaca Eduardo Mondino recomendó al gobierno de San Juan que suspenda la explotación minera en San Guillermo, declarada Reserva de la Biosfera por la UNESCO. Pidió también la elaboración por parte de Parques Nacionales […]
(IPS) – The Salvadoran government had proclaimed that from the moment of its entry into force, the free trade agreement with the United States would boost the local economy, creating thousands of jobs, so that […]
Dubbed “La Parota” after a tall leafy tree native to the banks of the Papagayo River, a proposed dam that would displace as many as twenty-five thousand people is being aggressively pursued by Mexico’s Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE).
Source: www.venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega proposed the formation of a joint military force among Latin American countries to defend against outside intervention yesterday. On his Sunday TV and radio […]
(IPS) – The countdown to Paraguay’s presidential elections in April has begun, and the candidate for the Patriotic Alliance for Change (APC), former Catholic bishop Fernando Lugo, looks likely to pose a serious threat to […]
Just after midnight on January 1st, was the 14th anniversary of the Zapatista uprising, and the caracol of La Garrucha was alive with celebration. This night marked the end of the third Encuentro [Gathering] of the Zapatistas with the People of the World, and the first Encuentro of Zapatista Women and the Women of the world.
Source: SOA Watch A director of Colombian military intelligence and another officer implicated in a series of false attacks and a bombing that killed a civilian and injured 19 soldiers in Bogotá in 2006, attended […]
"Welcome to Ixlán: Our land is communal land, not to be bought or sold," pronounces a rusting billboard just outside regional centre of Ixlán, 60km north of the Southern Mexican state of Oaxaca’s capital city, Oaxaca de Juarez.
Last month, the Constitutional Court’s verdict nullified a former ruling calling for the detention and extradition of retired Generals Ángel Aníbal Guevara Rodríguez and Pedro García Arredondo, and demands that the generals be set free. According Guatemalan human rights organizations and the families of the victims of massacres that occurred between 1982 and 1983, the verdict makes justice into a joke. […]