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Aunque los grupos paramilitares o de autodefensa fueron, en un principio, amparados por la ley, en su evolución van quedando al servicio de grandes propietarios rurales y de narcotraficantes interesados en proteger sus territorios.

El...

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Fueron posesionados como Coordinadores General y Alterno de Negociaciones Internacionales del Tratado de Libre Comercio (TLC) con Estados Unidos, Juan Carlos Iturri y Julio Alvarado respectivamente. Ambos son considerados los embajadores bolivianos responsables de...


I didn't expect to be standing here, by these graves, tears rolling down my face. But then, I didn't expect a lot of things when I came to Iran.

I didn't expect Tweetie Bird, platform shoes and nail polish. I didn't expect to see ex-Wildcat basketball...

by Judy Carlock

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Smarting at its exclusion from the Summit of the Americas in Quebec on grounds of its lack of democracy, Havana hit back on
Saturday at summit host Canada as a puppet of Washington's "anti-Cuban" policy.

"We wonder if Canadian policy towards Cuba is being...

Andrew Cawthorne

For many people in the United States, $30 is relatively small amount of
money. It’s the cost of taking the family out to the movies, or the price of
a pair of pants. If you’re feeling romantic, thirty dollars can buy a dinner
for two—or maybe a fancy box...

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In what may be the first subpoena of its kind in decades, a federal judge
has ordered a university to turn over records about a gathering of anti-war
activists.

In addition to the subpoena of Drake University, subpoenas were served this
past week...

We were born between the flowers and the heat radiating from the mineral springs, since childhood we learn how to walk the mountain and to store water between the rocks; we pray to the hills, celebrate the sky, and from this, all things are born.
The forest’s that...

A plume of smoke visible Tuesday afternoon at El Segundo's Chevron refinery was traced to a fire on the seal of an above-ground tank, officials said.

A refinery fire crew responded about 1:30 p.m. to the tank that holds sour, processed water in the center of the...

By Kristin S. Agostoni and Andrea Woodhouse

WASHINGTON — Ford Chairman and CEO Bill Ford Jr., once a favorite of environmentalists, has become their prime target in an increasingly vitriolic campaign against gas-guzzling vehicles.
In full-page national newspaper ads that began appearing Wednesday, the groups...

Jeff Plungis

WASHINGTON — Ford Chairman and CEO Bill Ford Jr., once a favorite of environmentalists, has become their prime target in an increasingly vitriolic campaign against gas-guzzling vehicles.
In full-page national newspaper ads that began appearing Wednesday, the groups...

Jeff Plungis

Ford, the world’s second-biggest carmaker, will invest as much as US$1.5 billion in China over the next several years to expand manufacturing capacity at Changan Ford in Chongqing, Sichuan province, from the current 20,000 units a year to 150,000, by adding a second car...

Ford, the world’s second-biggest carmaker, will invest as much as US$1.5 billion in China over the next several years to expand manufacturing capacity at Changan Ford in Chongqing, Sichuan province, from the current 20,000 units a year to 150,000, by adding a second car...

Nope it sure ain’t the lazy crazy days of summer for this group of 25 teens and young adults! Art in Action camp is more like a cultural boot camp for budding activists from around the Bay Area. The Art in Action Camp is a ten-day summer camp for 16 to 25 year-olds that...

Tim Kingston

Occasional Bulletin No. 16
Published by BADIL Resource Center
April 2004

This Bulletin aims to provide a brief overview of issues related to Palestinian Refugee Rights
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Which is closer to your vision of North America?

Vision A: Three interdependent countries with vibrant social movements, respect for labor rights, and environmentally sustainable economies anchored in provision of social needs and respect for cultural autonomy?...

Katherine Sciacchitano

Which is closer to your vision of North America?

Vision A: Three interdependent countries with vibrant social movements, respect for labor rights, and environmentally sustainable economies anchored in provision of social needs and respect for cultural autonomy?...

Katherine Sciacchitano

Which is closer to your vision of North America?

Vision A: Three interdependent countries with vibrant social movements, respect for labor rights, and environmentally sustainable economies anchored in provision of social needs and respect for cultural autonomy?...

Katherine Sciacchitano

In November 2005 we traveled to an international meeting in Vitoria, Brazil. The purpose of the gathering was to discuss plantations, genetically engineered trees and their impact on local and indigenous communities. The meeting was organized by the World Rainforest...