As industrialised countries face a recession that may last longer than expected, South America’s largest trade bloc, strengthened by having successfully weathered the global financial and economic crisis, is making strides towards better internal coordination. […]
Source: The Independent The overwhelming majority of weapons fuelling Mexico’s drugs war are being sold in the US, where gun dealers are responsible for supplying at least 60,000 of the illegally trafficked firearms seized by […]
For the past two weeks in Cancun, Mexico parallel conferences on climate change have taken place. One gathered behind closed doors and police barricades in a luxury beach side resort. The others met in downtown Cancun bringing together members of civil society, indigenous communities, environmental groups and campesinos from all over the world in encampments of shared food, housing and informational forums.
(IPS) – “It’s not surprising for the United States to cooperate with military or government officials in Peru about which it has information linking them to serious crimes,” said activist Ricardo Soberón, referring to contradictions […]
Sixty-five million years ago, an asteroid crashed into what is now the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico and rendered extinct 70% of all life on Earth. In December of 2010 in Cancun, a mere geological stone’s throw from the Chicxulub crater that ended the reign of the dinosaurs, a conclave of political and corporate leaders presided over a conference that failed to slow down the next great extinction event on this planet.
Source: Venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela’s National Assembly on Friday approved two of the five laws that make up the Laws of People’s Power designed and demanded by pro-Revolution activists nationwide. The Organic Law of Communes, one of […]
(IPS) – With accusations now being levelled against the International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG), the effort to clean up corruption in this Central American nation has become a legal knot that will be […]