As economies crumble around the globe, states are becoming increasingly repressive, especially against those who are its political opponents and resisters. This isn’t a regional observation, but a global one. That tendency is seen in […]
As people in the United States held a vigil on November 22-23 to mark the 19th anniversary of one of the most horrific massacres of the Salvadoran Civil War, two human rights organizations have filed a criminal complaint with the Spanish High Court against former president of El Salvador Alfredo Cristiani and 14 former members of El Salvador’s armed forces for carrying out and covering up the atrocity. […]
From the streets in the center of the city, to the Plaza del Ché at the National University where an international forum was held on Saturday, from the media centers of the indigenous movement to the dozens of meetings taking place around the city where "Mingueros" are discussing the five point agenda with all the sectors that are interested to listen, the enthusiasm and energy of the popular movement can be felt.
Over 10,000 indigenous people from hundreds of Ecuador’s Northern Sierra (highlands) communities gathered to present the native movement’s proposed Water Law. Protesters chanted, “Water is not for sale, it is to be defended,” as speakers excoriated President Rafael Correa’s draft Water Law, saying that it could lead to privatization and pollution by mining companies. […]
Fuente: Alainet.org La construcción democrática, requisito de toda ley Cuando el 18 de abril aprobamos en Montecristi el Mandato Minero Nº 6, con 95 votos a favor y uno en contra, lo hicimos motivados por […]
In Ecuador, thousands of indigenous, campesinos, Afro-descendants and environmentalists took to the streets on Monday, protesting the pending mining law and government failure to fully apply a mining mandate passed by the National Constituent Assembly in April. […]
Source: Center for the Study of the Americas Evo Morales is the latest democratically-elected Latin American president to be the target of a U.S. plot to destabilize and overthrow his government. On September 10, 2008 […]