The level of support among young Peruvians for Movadef is an effect of the state’s campaign against historical memory. Source: Al Jazeera Cusco, Peru – In September 1992, Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori accused […]
ESMAD (riot police) in Huila, Colombia began the forced removal of the fisher-people, campesinos, miners, day laborers and others who have been blocking the diverting of the Magdalena River for the Quimbo Dam early Tuesday morning. […]
Source: Indian Country Today Media Network Indigenous leaders from Ecuador’s Amazonian lowlands are calling for the government to drop plans to auction 21 leases near the Peruvian border for oil drilling. After a two-day meeting […]
Fuente: América Latina en Movimiento Los primeros meses de 2012 se abrieron en el Noroeste Argentino con la intensificación del crónico conflicto que atraviesa a nuestras sociedades por la instalación de megaproyectos de minería metalífera […]
La experiencia acumulada por profesionales de la salud mental en el acompañamiento de víctimas del terrorismo de Estado en Argentina es de tal importancia que ya comenzó a trascender las fronteras. Brasil, Chile y Uruguay, […]
(IPS) – Mental health professionals in Argentina have accumulated such a wealth of experience in treating victims of state terrorism that they are now sharing it with colleagues across the country’s borders. Brazil, Chile and […]
The mine, known locally by the name of its subsidiary Minera Cuzcatlán, went into production in late September 2011. Its opponents maintain that Fortuna Silver’s mine is the root of the social problems that plague the once peaceful region. In a press conference following the police shooting of Méndez Vásquez, mine opponents made it clear that they see a direct link between Fortuna Silver and the violence.
Miguel Angel González Ramírez, a member of the Izabal banana workers’ union SITRABI, was killed on 5 February. He was shot several times whilst carrying his young child in his arms. “This is yet another […]
Chilean students question the education system as commercial and elitist because it reproduces existing social inequities and makes them worse. But they are not just asking questions: They are practicing the kind of education they have spent years dreaming about and struggling to obtain.