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Mexico is facing a growing mountain of hazardous waste, despite an
environmental accord with the US and a continental trade deal that were
supposed to discourage further environmental degradation.

The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), in...

By Jennifer Clapp
March 22, 2002

Sometimes people just don't read papers. That's OK, but , well
Sometimes people just don't read papers. That's OK, but , hey
Sometimes people just don't read papers. That's OK, but , yo
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By Bergen Moore
March 12, 2002

Sometimes people just don't read papers. That's OK, but , well
Sometimes people just don't read papers. That's OK, but , hey
Sometimes people just don't read papers. That's OK, but , yo
Sometimes people just don't read papers. That's OK, but ,hmm
Sometimes people just...

By Bergen Moore
March 12, 2002

Sometimes people just don't read papers. That's OK, but , well
Sometimes people just don't read papers. That's OK, but , hey
Sometimes people just don't read papers. That's OK, but , yo
Sometimes people just don't read papers. That's OK, but ,hmm
Sometimes people just...

By Bergen Moore
March 12, 2002

Apr. 7-13, 2002
CUERNAVACA, MORELOS --The site is resolutely sealed off from scrutiny: eight-foot high walls surround the property on four sides, and its three great gates are padlocked from the inside. Phalanxes of armed private security guards patrol the perimeter...

By John Ross
March 12, 2002

Kwabena Ohemeng wants a higher price for his product. There is nothing unusual
in that - every company director would like customers to pay more. What is unusual
is that Mr Ohemeng is succeeding.

He is managing director of Kuapa Kokoo, a Ghanaian cocoa co-operative. And his...

By Roger Cowe
March 4, 2002

Kwabena Ohemeng wants a higher price for his product. There is nothing unusual
in that - every company director would like customers to pay more. What is unusual
is that Mr Ohemeng is succeeding.

He is managing director of Kuapa Kokoo, a Ghanaian cocoa co-operative. And his...

By Roger Cowe
March 4, 2002

Kwabena Ohemeng wants a higher price for his product. There is nothing unusual
in that - every company director would like customers to pay more. What is unusual
is that Mr Ohemeng is succeeding.

He is managing director of Kuapa Kokoo, a Ghanaian cocoa...

By Roger Cowe
March 4, 2002

The direct victims of American bombs and missiles have commanded most
political and media attention, though no one is certain how many even of these
there were.

A Guardian report in February estimated these casualties at between 1,300 and
8,000...

By: Mike Joejoe
March 3, 2002

The Brazilian elite have decided that their primary enemy is the MST. They are right. Since of era of the discovery of Brazil, the MST is the first popular movement to openly and successfully challenge them. And this is exactly what the MST does: occupy land, block...

Plínio de Arruda Sampaio*
February 1, 2002

The microphone stood at the ready. The sequence of speakers had been set. The East Coast phone number for Mars Inc. lay by the phone. But before she dialed into the 11 a.m. conference call, Christina Todd had something she wanted to say. "I don't want to hear any...

By Cara Solomon
January 29, 2002

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T. Christian Miller

The Los Angeles Times

BOGOTA, Colombia — The girl named after a theme park knows things that many
other girls do not.

She knows that your hands turn yellow when you pick coca leaves all day. She
knows what it feels like...

December 4, 2001

Madrid. The writer and journalist Naomi Klein is the author of one of the most
sought after books with anti-globalisation movement activists. 'No Logo' is a
detailed document, together with testimonies and frightening data illustrates the
consequences...

By Armando G. Tejeda
May 17, 2001

• Fidel Castro closes important workers’ event • Pedro Ross ratified as general secretary • National committee elected • Resolutions passed against Quebec meeting, the U.S. blockade of Cuba and regarding other trade union issues

IN his closing speech at the 18th...

MIREYA CASTAÑEDA
May 3, 2001

The most conspicuous absentee at the recent Summit of the
Americas in Quebec was Cuba. On the issue of leaving Cuba out of any free-trade pact, President Bush is in full accord with his immediate predecessor - and for that matter, all of his other predecessors going...

Pat M. Holt
May 3, 2001

IN his closing speech at the 18th Congress of the Central Organization of Cuban Trade Unions (CTC), President Fidel Castro made an analysis of the situations faced by workers of the world today, comparing them with what is happening in Cuba, where "there is a just...

Mireya Castaneda
May 3, 2001

In the presence of more than 600,000 Havana residents and 1,074 guests from 60 countries at the May Day celebration in Cuba, President Fidel Castro initiates a march protesting the Free Trade Area of the Americas, beginning right after his speech, which heads towards the...

Marelys Valencia
May 2, 2001

CUBA was praised yesterday by the president of the World
Bank in recognition of the Caribbean island’s achievement in
providing some of Latin America’s highest standards of health
care and education without a penny of foreign funding.

"Cuba has...

foreign desk
May 2, 2001