Latin America

Vásquez in front of shrine to Berta Cáceres. Photo: Beverly Bell
Honduras Interview

“Heaven and Earth Don’t Belong to the Companies”—The Role of Lenca Culture in Defending Lands, Waters and Peoples in Honduras. An interview with Pascuala Vásquez

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Pascuala Vásquez is the spiritual leader of the Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras (COPINH). Known affectionately to all as Doña Pascualita, she is also head of COPINH’s Lenca cultural committee, and is on the council of elders.  By: Beverly Bell / The Dawn News / March 21, […]

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Noam Chomsky and Danny Glover | Photo credit: AFP-Reuters
Argentina News

Noam Chomsky Danny Glover Sign Letter Against Argentina’s Macri

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Argentina’s poverty has become so evident under Macri that he was forced to admit last September that one in three Argentines lives in poverty. Source: TelesurTV / The Dawn News / March 20, 2017U.S. linguist Noam Chomsky and actor Danny Glover joined more than 100 academics, artists and activists to […]

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Brazil News

Brazil: A militant of the MST was murdered inside a hospital

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Waldemiro Costa Pereira was recovering from an attack in the hospital of the city of Paraupebas. Source: TeleSUR / The Dawn / March 20, 2017 An renown militant of the Brazilian Landless Rural Workers’ Movement (MST), Waldomiro Costa Pereira, was murdered Monday by five unknown men that entered into his […]

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