COMUNICADO DE LA ALAMEDA Y EL MTE (Movimiento de Trabajadores Excluidos) Por la cárcel a los esclavistas de la empresa avícola “Nuestra Huella” y la urgente intervención del Juzgado Federal. Ezequiel Ferreira (siete años) se debate […]
(IPS) – The triumph of a left-wing candidate, Gregorio Santos, as governor of the region of Cajamarca, one of Peru’s richest mining areas, has raised concern among mining companies operating there in a climate of […]
Amnesty International and Mexican actor and producer Gael García Bernal, launched today a series of films depicting the plight of irregular migrants in Mexico. The four films, called The Invisibles (Los Invisibles) record the journey […]
Following the 2006 uprising in the city of Oaxaca in southern Mexico, the official crackdown on dissidents, social movements and human rights defenders reached unprecedented proportions. Alba Cruz, a human rights lawyer working with the Comité de Liberación 25 de Noviembre de Oaxaca, has experienced the climate of fear and intimidation first-hand.
As it has done with great success throughout the past century, the U.S. military continues to find ways to use the academy and anthropological concepts to whitewash its imperialist actions in the service of U.S. corporate profits. The U.S. Military’s Southern Command (SOUTHCOM), the Pentagon’s arm in Latin America and responsible for all U.S. bases the region, and Florida International University (FIU) have partnered in the creation of a so-called “Strategic Culture” Initiative, a center that hosts workshops and issues reports on the “strategic culture” of different Latin American countries.
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