A State of Siege in Northern Honduras: Land, Palm Oil and Media

November 30, 2010 Peter Lackowski 0

Palm oil is a convenient source of biodiesel, and oil palms grow very well in the valley of the Bajo (Lower) Aguan River of northeastern Honduras.  Most of the land in the region has been appropriated by powerful corporations controlled by members of the Honduran oligarchy, led by one of the richest and most ruthless of them all, Miguel Facusse. […]

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Argentina: Kirchner and the Myth

November 23, 2010 Diego González 0

Source: Americas Program Néstor Carlos Kirchner died Oct. 27 of a sudden heart attack. The former Argentine President and First General Secretary from UNASUR, died at the age of 60 years old at the peak […]

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