The Dark Side of Agrofuels: Horror in the “Brazilian California”

Escrito por  |  19 / July / 2007

Brazil is staking its claim as a great emerging power thanks to the leadership it maintains in biofuel production. The  Continue Reading »

Guatemala and Costa Rica: In and Out of CAFTA

Escrito por  |  18 / July / 2007

"Foreign exchange for traditional exports is increasing" announced the Periódico de Guatemala on April 25. It reported that the Bank  Continue Reading »

Chile’s Mapuche People Struggle to Defend Land and Culture

Escrito por  |  12 / July / 2007

The Mapuche people, history, culture, and struggles have long been blanketed in silence. The few news items from southern Chile  Continue Reading »

Americas Program moves to CIP, Bad Immigration Bill, Bank of the South, Zoellick to the WB, Venezuela RCTV

Escrito por  |  6 / July / 2007

Americas Program moves to the Center for International Policy Dear IRC Friends and Supporters, After nearly three decades of working  Continue Reading »

Bank of the South: Toward Financial Autonomy

Escrito por  |  5 / July / 2007

The launch of the Bank of the South is an ambitious and strategic gambit in regional integration, one that could  Continue Reading »

RCTV in Venezuela: The Power of the Media and Freedom of Expression

Escrito por  |  5 / July / 2007

When there’s a confession, you need no proof. On April 11, 2002—just a few days after the failed coup d’état  Continue Reading »

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 »