Extending NAFTA, Venezuela, MST Congress, CAFTA

Escrito por  |  24 / August / 2007

This Week in the Americas Extending NAFTA’s ReachBy Laura Carlsen Faced with opposition from the left and the right, George  Continue Reading »

The Persistent Confusion Between Growth and Development

Escrito por  |  23 / August / 2007

Once again Latin America is confusing development with economic growth, and economic growth with increased investments and exports. These same  Continue Reading »

Guatemala’s Kafta-esque Year

Escrito por  |  23 / August / 2007

CAFTA went into effect a year ago in Guatemala and a number of regrettable things have happened since. To mention  Continue Reading »

Uruguay’s “Urban Landless” Fight for Housing Cooperatives

Escrito por  |  23 / August / 2007

Following almost four decades of struggle for urban land to build their houses, mutual-aid housing cooperatives confront the progressive government  Continue Reading »

Creating the Bases for a New World

Escrito por  |  21 / August / 2007

The largest social movement on the continent, and one of the most important in the world, held its 5th Congress  Continue Reading »

“NAFTA-Plus,” Migration, and the Future of North America

Escrito por  |  14 / August / 2007

This August 20th and 21st, President George Bush and Mexican President Felipe Calderón will travel to the remote Canadian resort  Continue Reading »

South American Arms, Argentina Trial, Agrofuels, CAFTA

Escrito por  |  8 / August / 2007

This Week in the Americas Via Campesina Sets an International AgendaBy Laura Carlsen As globalization dictates that Big is Powerful  Continue Reading »