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Social Movements of Latin America discuss communication
Latin America News

Social Movements of Latin America discuss communication

By: Leticia Labake / Source: Notas.org.ar / The Dawn / February 24, 2016. From this Wednesday until Sunday 28, in Venezuela, will take place the Continental Meeting of Communication of the organizations that take part in the ALBA Movements coalition. This meeting has the goal of coordinating and consolidating a […]

Bolivia: the process of change does not stop
Bolivia Latin America News U.S.

Bolivia: the process of change does not stop

By Carmen Esquivel Sarría / Source Prensa Latina / The Dawn News / February 24, 2016. The narrow lead of the “No” over the “Yes” in the constitutional referendum in Bolivia, in the middle of an unprecedented dirty war, brings us to reflection and shows us the need to continue […]

Evo Morales: We have lost a battle, but not the war
Bolivia News

Evo Morales: We have lost a battle, but not the war

By: Agencias / Source: Aporrea.org / The Dawn News / February 24, 2016 President of Bolivia Evo Morales acknowledged today the defeat in the referendum held last Sunday, in which the public voted No on a Constitutional reform that would have allowed him to run for another presidential term, and […]

Indebted Argentina. Macri to take on debt to pay vulture funds
Argentina News

Indebted Argentina. Macri to take on debt to pay vulture funds

Source TeleSur.Net / The Dawn News / February 23, 2016. The pact with five other bondholders was released this week. The government agreed to pay the amount of 450 million dollars. Argentina will have to take on debt to pay the vulture funds.   Finance Minister Alfonso Prat-Gay estimated that […]

Sexual Violence Against Women as a War Strategy
Analysis Guatemala World

Sexual Violence Against Women as a War Strategy

“Sexual violence in conflict needs to be treated as the war crime that it is; it can no longer be treated as an unfortunate collateral damage of war.” — UN Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Ms. Zainab Hawa Bangura By: Ilka Oliva Corado / Source: Marcha.org / The […]

Brazil: New season of tensions
Analysis Brazil

Brazil: New season of tensions

By: Eric Nepomuceno, from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil / Source: Pagina12.com.ar / The Dawn News / February 23, 2016. February brings back the activities of both the Congress and the Supreme Court in Brazil, after the break started on 23 December. The political scene is quite complex this year in […]

Migrant Worker voices must be central to review of Foreign Worker Program
Analysis Canada Statement

Migrant Worker voices must be central to review of Foreign Worker Program

Open work permits, family reunification and permanent immigration status on landing for Seasonal Agricultural Workers, Caregivers and Temporary Foreign Workers remain priorities. Canada, February 18, 2016 – The Coalition for Migrant Worker Rights Canada (CMWRC), the representative alliance of migrant worker groups across the country, is responding to Minister Mihychuk’s statements […]