No Picture

Bolivia: Women Clamour for Right to Land

November 30, 2009 Franz Chavez 0

(IPS) – Despite major advances in land distribution in Bolivia, single, widowed and undocumented women in this South American country have little chances of owning rural lands due to the patriarchal traditions and customary practices […]

No Picture

Two-faced Democracy in Haiti

November 28, 2009 Kevin Pina 0

The decision by Haiti’s Provisional Election Council (CEP) to prohibit the Fanmi Lavalas party from particpating in upcoming elections scheduled for early 2010 is clearly another attempt to continue to punish Haiti’s poor majority, this time through exclusion, for their political choices and the probability of a Lavalas victory at the polls. […]

No Picture

U.S. Court Allows Suit Against Bolivian Ex-President “Goni” and Minister of Defense to Proceed.

A U.S. Court ruled earlier this month to allow human rights charges against former Bolivian President Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada and Ex-Minister of Defense Jose Carlos Sánchez Berzaín to proceed. The cases were brought under the Alien Tort Statute, and allege crimes against humanity and extrajudicial killing of Bolivian citizens in 2003. […]

No Picture

The Unpredictable Future: Stories From Worker-Run Factories in Argentina

November 23, 2009 Benjamin Dangl 0

Following the social upheaval in Argentina in 2001-2002 a book was published in Spanish that a lot of activists and independent journalists in the country began trying to get their hands on. It wasn’t in all of the bookstores, but news about it traveled like wildfire. Now the legendary book, Sin Patron: Stories From Argentina’s Worker-Run Factories, is translated and available to the English-speaking world.


1 2 3 5