(IPS) – A bill for protection, recovery and use of water resources in El Salvador, drafted by a platform of about 100 social, religious and academic organisations, has been bogged down in parliament for the […]
Source: Al Jazeera Parliament votes to lift amnesty on alleged crimes against humanity committed under military-backed dictatorship. Uruguay’s parliament has revoked an amnesty for military officials charged with committing human rights abuses during a crackdown […]
Source: Americas Program Colombia, traditionally Washington’s best ally in the region, is cozying up to Brazil and building a solid commercial, financial and political network with its neighbor while Washington becomes more and more isolated […]
Last week, the Guatemalan government of Álvaro Colom formally apologized to the family of former president Jacobo Árbenz who was overthrown in a CIA-backed coup in 1954 and later died in exile in Mexico. […]
Integrante de la Red de Investigaciones en Genocidio y doctora en Antropología, Diana Lenton aporta pruebas del genocidio de los pueblos originarios. Campos de concentración, asesinatos masivos, fusilamientos y niños robados. Roca, el papel del […]
In their 2010 annual report, Conservation International calls the results of their partnership with Starbucks in Chiapas “one of the first and most notable corporate engagements to address climate change.” But outside the feel good gloss of annual reports and promotional videos, the relationship between CI and Starbucks isn’t quite so transparent.
On July 7, 2010, Diodora Hernandez, a staunch anti-mining activist, was shot point-blank on the right eye outside her home in the small community of San José Nueva Esperanza – only a few meters from a fence that delimits Goldcorp’s Marlin Mine. One year after her miraculous recuperation, Diodora’s anti-mining stance and activism remains as steadfast as ever.