In the Crossfire: Mesoamerican Migrants Journey North

Escrito por  |  26 / September / 2005

The 16.6 billion dollar figure that Mexicans in the United States remitted home during 2004 is equivalent to US$45.5 million  Continue Reading »

Federal Aquifer Bill Would Help Calm Troubled U.S.-Mexico Border Waters

Escrito por  |  26 / September / 2005

Support on Capitol Hill for a new companion bill to a proposed U.S.-Mexico Trans-Boundary Aquifer Assessment Act (S. 1957) raises  Continue Reading »

CAFTA

Escrito por  |  26 / September / 2005

The U.S. Congress and the Central American nations are currently considering the Central American Free Trade Agreement. Through CAFTA, Central  Continue Reading »

Biotech Crops Invade Latin America

Escrito por  |  26 / September / 2005

Latin America is being invaded by genetically engineered (GE) crops. The promoters of these crops say they will help fight  Continue Reading »

Despite Ratification, Anti-CAFTA Protests Continue in Guatemala

Escrito por  |  26 / September / 2005

In early March Guatemala began the process of ratifying the Central America Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA) despite mass protests by  Continue Reading »

Brazil’s Black Civil Rights Activists Achieving Overdue Policy Reform

Escrito por  |  26 / September / 2005

A little more than a century after the abolition of black slavery in the Americas, economic and other forms of  Continue Reading »

The Paths of the South American Community of Nations

Escrito por  |  26 / September / 2005

Recently the presidents of South American nations launched a proposal to form a “Community of Nations” that would group twelve  Continue Reading »