Mexican Youth Remember 1968 Massacre and Mourn Their Own Dead

October 22, 2014 Alfredo Acedo 0

The huge demonstration on October 2, 46 years after the massacre of Tlatelolco in the Plaza of 3 Cultures in Mexico City, was marked by mourning. First was the recent death of Raúl Álvarez Garín, student leader of the ’68 movement and central to conserving the memory of the movement and the fight to punish the assassins. To that was added the lethal attack on the education students of  Ayotzinapa. […]

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Latin America Provides Alternative Paths to Successful Poverty Reduction

October 21, 2014 Cyril Mychalejko 0

The significant gains made in Latin America in reducing poverty, especially in countries led by left-wing governments that reject the neoliberal economic prescriptions that Washington continues to promote, proves that not only are there alternatives to free market capitalism, but that these alternatives are more humane and effective in creating egalitarian societies.


Mexico: Zapatistas March for Ayotzinapa

October 16, 2014 Orsetta Bellani 0

Some twenty thousand members of the bases of the Zapatista Army for National Liberation marched briskly through San Cristobal de las Casas on October 8. They gathered on the outskirts of the city, under a blue sky stained with clouds that threatened rain and then walked in long, orderly lines toward the central plaza of the city.


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