50 Years of the IDB; On-Site Analysis in El Salvador; Biodiversity Report; Mexico’s Community Radios

Escrito por  |  17 / April / 2009

This Week in the Americas The IDB—50 Years, Zero Reflection By Laura Carlsen At the end of March, the Inter-American  Continue Reading »

Immigrant Crackdown Joins Failed Crime and Drug Wars

Escrito por  |  3 / April / 2009

Introduction Part One: Making Criminals of Immigrants Part Two: Fighting the Drug War at Homeland Security Part Three: Breaking the  Continue Reading »

The IDB—50 Years, Zero Reflection

Escrito por  |  1 / April / 2009

At the end of March, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) celebrated its 50th anniversary in Medellin. The occasion presents an  Continue Reading »

March Monthly Biodiversity Report from the Americas Program

Escrito por  |  24 / March / 2009

Dear Readers, We are pleased to present a new series of short reports on subjects concerning biodiversity in the Americas.  Continue Reading »

The Left Triumphs in El Salvador

Escrito por  |  24 / March / 2009

The historic victory of the leftist Farabundo Martí Front for National Liberation (FMLN, Frente Farabundo Martí para la Liberación Nacional)  Continue Reading »

Citizen Groups Organize to End “Soft Censorship,” Guarantee Freedom of Expression

Escrito por  |  20 / March / 2009

Today Latin American governments rarely exercise direct censorship of the press by banning newspapers or other media outlets, reviewing material,  Continue Reading »

Indigenous Community Radio in Mexico

Escrito por  |  18 / March / 2009

Throughout Mexican history, the rich mosaic of indigenous cultures has been the basis of resistance and survival. For many contemporary  Continue Reading »