Americas Program Biodiversity Report—April 2010

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1. CHILE: Protests Against Alleged Privatization of the Sea Chilean civil society groups and artisanal fishers condemn a bill approved  Continue Reading »

Of Donors and Disasters

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When representatives from 136 countries attended the high-level International Donors’ Conference in New York on March 31, it looked like  Continue Reading »

Murder of Human Rights Witness Sparks Fears

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The recent murder of Silvia Suppo, a key witness in a human rights trial on crimes committed during the Argentine  Continue Reading »

Democracy Promotion Programs under Fire as Fallout from Spy Arrest Continues

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The arrest of Alan Gross in Cuba last December has proven to be a major headache for the Obama administration.  Continue Reading »

Phase 2 of the Drug War

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The top brass of U.S. and Mexican security personnel met on March 24 in Mexico City to discuss the failed  Continue Reading »

Mexico’s New Dirty War

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Carlos Montemayor broke a political taboo. An astute social analyst and prolific writer, Montemayor’s novels about the leftist guerrilla uprisings  Continue Reading »

IDB Megaprojects: Displacement, Destruction, and Deception

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As the IDB (the Inter-American Development Bank) meets in Cancun this month to celebrate its 51st anniversary, its governors are  Continue Reading »