The pressure is very great, the press is on the side of the soy farmers, and there is real risk that they will act with violence against the landless campesinos. The landlords have already organized armed groups and have threatened to act on their own. Meanwhile, a political problem is emerging because the soy farmers have threatened to influence the 2013 elections.
Source: IndigenousNews.org A long-running case involving Manu Ginobili of the NBA (National Basketball Association) and the Mapuche community of Paichil Antriao (located in Argentina) made its way back into the Argentine press this week. The […]
Source: Survival Peru’s uncontacted Mashco-Piro tribe is facing the very real threat of being exploited by ‘human safaris’, according to British newspaper The Observer. Last month, Survival released detailed photos of the tribe, to draw […]
According to internal company emails published by WikiLeaks, Austin-based intelligence firm Stratfor’s Vice President stated that in the past Washington would have assassinated the Presidents of Bolivia and Venezuela. “Back in the day, we would […]
(IPS) – “Perhaps it’s the curse of Rondônia,” joked Ari Ott, referring to teething troubles with the first turbine of the Santo Antônio hydroelectric plant which was intended to kick off a new cycle of […]
The U.S. is about to get a whole lot more involved in extracting Mexican oil, according to an agreement which promises to open up offshore oil and gas drilling in the Gulf Coast, signed Monday by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and her Mexican counterpart Patricia Espinosa.
Over the new year, Chilean students; migrants from the Movement for Justice in El Barrio (New York); representatives of the Mexican National Indigenous Congress; and members of Occupy Wall Street (OWS) met at the CIDECI Unitierra in San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas, to recount their experiences of struggle and to analyze current economic systems and social movements.
Fuente: Programa de las Americas “La población tiene la ilusión de que va a lucrar con los eventos de la Copa, pero la verdad es que será brutalmente reprimida”, asegura Roberto Morales, asesor del diputado […]