Source: Green Left Weekly “Once they got their wages, [the workers] occupied the installations and demanded that the company go, then they occupied the offices and demanded that the administration of Sincreba [Merida Waste Incineration […]
Chile’s Chamber of Deputies approved the contentious General Education Law (LGE) with 96 votes in favor, 12 against, and seven abstentions on June 19. Officials from Chile’s National Teacher’s Association criticized the Chamber’s decision and the said they would urge the Senate to vote against the proposal.[…]
This January, after little more than 6 months of negotiations, the Canadian Government announced the completion of negotiations of the Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Six months later, on June 7, 2008, Canada announced that negotiations for a controversial Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Colombia were finalized.
Tomás Galeano, leader of the Yakye Axa community. Credit:David Vargas/IPS (IPS) – Indigenous Enxet people are still waiting for the restitution of their ancestral lands, nearly three years after the Paraguayan state was convicted by […]
Oaxaca is not in peace. The conflict that exploded in 2006 continues unresolved, and is an open wound for everyone to see. Under the surface things are boiling and social conflicts seem ready to erupt at any moment. And that’s exactly what happened June 20 in Zaachila. […]