Brazilian Government Moves to Dam Principal Amazon Tributary

Escrito por  |  12 / June / 2007

In recent weeks, the Brazilian government has turned to the difficult task of building giant hydroelectric dams in the Amazon  Continue Reading »

Senate Bill a Step Backwards for Immigrant Rights

Escrito por  |  6 / June / 2007

As I write this article, the U.S. Senate is engaged in a major policy debate about how to reform the  Continue Reading »

Madeira IIRSA Project, Syngenta in Brazil, Argentina Media, NAFTA-Plus

Escrito por  |  31 / May / 2007

This Week in the Americas "Deep Integration"—the Anti-Democratic Expansion of NAFTABy Laura Carlsen The North American Free Trade Agreement is  Continue Reading »

Chomsky, Touraine, Petras: Opinions on the South

Escrito por  |  17 / May / 2007

On both the right and the left, First World academics usually dispense analysis and forecasts, critiques and apologies on different  Continue Reading »

Allied with Brazilian Agribusiness, Syngenta Resists Governor’s Decree to Expropriate Site

Escrito por  |  17 / May / 2007

March 14 marked the one-year anniversary of the Via Campesina’s non-violent occupation of Syngenta Seeds’ experimental test site in Brazil.  Continue Reading »

WTO Policy Space, Costa Rica Talking Points, Trade Backgrounder, Corn in Mexico, Instability in Ecuador

Escrito por  |  15 / May / 2007

Thanks for the excellent response to our call for translation volunteers. We have begun working with some dedicated translators but  Continue Reading »

The Madeira Complex: International Banks to Fund Deforestation and Displacement

Escrito por  |  14 / May / 2007

"We saw 50 tons of fish die in the Madeira in 2005. And we need to fish in order to  Continue Reading »