Tight Run-off in Argentina, Two Competing National Projects

Escrito por  |  20 / November / 2015

The electoral results from Sunday, October 25, were a shock. The atmosphere and the polls indicated that the only thing left to know was whether the candidate of the Front for Victory (FPV)—Daniel Scioli—would win in the first round or not.

Unexpected Changes: Close Election Sends Argentina to Second Round

Escrito por  |  6 / November / 2015

For the first time in Argentine history there will be a run-off election for President.

Mining in Decline: An Opportunity for the Peoples

Escrito por  |  5 / November / 2015

For the first time in many years, the mining industry has taken a dip in Latin America. The fall in international prices and increased production costs, and the resulting decrease in profits, is compounded by society’s growing resistance to its environmental and social impacts.

Who’s Who in the Argentine Elections

Escrito por  |  20 / October / 2015

At the end of the campaign, the opposition is striving to create the belief in chaos, breakdowns in authority and internal struggles in Kirchnerism. But although tensions do exist, it seems like the transition will take place in a climate of stability and tranquility.

Interconnection without Integration: 15 years of IIRSA

Escrito por  |  6 / October / 2015

It has been 15 years since the creation of the Initiative for the Integration of the Regional Infrastructure of South America (IIRSA), and from the perspective of its contribution to integration, evaluation is necessary.

Hydroelectric Power Invades Brazilian Indigenous Land

Escrito por  |  8 / September / 2015

The Brazilian Amazon’s social and environmental history in the last forty years has been governed by the completion of monumental infrastructure projects, especially in transportation and energy generation.

The United States Wins In Brazil

Escrito por  |  7 / September / 2015

The right and the financial sector got the Workers’ Party (PT) and Dilma Rousseff’s government to agree to advance its neoliberal program and its close alliance with Washington.