What does “Socialism” Mean Anyway? Voices from Central America

August 28, 2011 Siobhan B. Lozada 0

Like the community of El Sontule in Nicaragua, the rural community of San Jose las Flores in El Salvador is another example of how organizational capacity developed over decades of political conflict has led to collective efforts in sustainable community development. San Jose las Flores is a community organized by religious leaders that believed serving and protecting the poor was not only a necessary priority of the government but also a responsibility of ordinary citizens.


Seeking Social Justice Through Education in Chile

August 25, 2011 Ramona Wadi 0

The ongoing student protests in Chile are an unwavering accomplishment aimed at combating the social injustice riddling the country’s education system. What started out as a series of peaceful protests has become a manifestation of unity between students, artists and much of the general population in a stance defying the current government’s position regarding social class, cultural difference and political division with regard to education.

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The Islamo-Bolivarian Threat

August 24, 2011 Belén Fernández 0

Should the US be worried about the close relationship between Iran and Venezuela? Source: Al Jazeera      In early July, the US Congressional Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence held a hearing entitled “Hezbollah in […]

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