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Get On The Bus: Curitiba, Brazil Rolls Out a Transit Solution

July 9, 2008 Michael Fox 0

The first thing a visitor to Curitiba, Brazil sees upon arriving at the city’s bus terminal is a line of aged boxcars just across the street. Left out in front of the old train depot, the broken down cars are spraypainted and empty, lost beneath overgrown vegetation. At the far end of the train station stand a pair of futuristic tubes. […]

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Bolivia: USAID Expelled From Chapare

July 8, 2008 Granma International 0

Also see Undermining Bolivia: A Landscape of Washington Intervention by Benjamin Dangl Source: Granma International Bolivian President Evo Morales has expressed his support for the decision by coca growers in the Chapare region of Cochabamba to […]

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Colombia: Ingrid Betancourt Released

July 3, 2008 Justin Podur 0

Source: ZNet Celebrations are on, but dangerous times ahead Colombia’s most high-profile hostage of the FARC guerrilla group, French-Colombian former Presidential candidate, Ingrid Betancourt was just freed (July 2/08) in a military operation by the […]

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