Lima’s Community Kitchens: Combating Hunger and Loneliness

Escrito por  |  14 / January / 2008

In Lima alone, community kitchens provide food for half a million people daily. Over 100,000 women work in the local  Continue Reading »

Why Bolivia Matters, Apaches Rise to Defend Homelands, Losing the War of Ideas, NAFTA and the Tortilla Crisis

Escrito por  |  10 / January / 2008

This Week in the Americas Why Bolivia MattersBy Laura Carlsen Bolivia today is an open laboratory. It might seem an  Continue Reading »

Fourteen Years of NAFTA and the Tortilla Crisis

Escrito por  |  4 / January / 2008

In January 2008, agricultural trade between Mexico, the United States, and Canada will become completely free, with the end of  Continue Reading »

Standing up to NAFTA, Cuba, Climate Change in Latin America, The War on Immigrants

Escrito por  |  20 / December / 2007

Standing Up to NAFTABy Laura Carlsen As the final phase of implementation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)  Continue Reading »

Climate Change Cause and Effect, An Americas Perspective

Escrito por  |  19 / December / 2007

"We, the human race, have substantially altered the earth’s atmosphere. In 2005, the concentration of carbon dioxide exceeded the natural  Continue Reading »

Cuba Changes, U.S. Policy Stagnates

Escrito por  |  17 / December / 2007

Change and continuity are the two words that best describe Cuba and its relations with the United States. After nearly  Continue Reading »

Mexico’s Street Brigade: Sex, Revolution, and Social Change

Escrito por  |  14 / December / 2007

The alliance between Zapatistas, sex workers, and transvestites shows the power of social change in a key cultural way—when it’s  Continue Reading »