Mexico’s Prophets of Climate Change: Women Forest Defenders

Escrito por  |  11 / September / 2007

Celsa Baldovinos knew there was a serious problem when only about an inch of water trickled from the irrigation hose.  Continue Reading »

An Interview with Julio Cusurichi

Escrito por  |  28 / August / 2007

The Initiative for the Regional Integration of Infrastructure in South America (IIRSA) is the latest in a series of disastrous  Continue Reading »

Biofuels and Small Farmers

Escrito por  |  28 / August / 2007

The biofuels boom is not just another trend or a passing fashion. It is the result of a new global  Continue Reading »

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 »