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Lesbia Janeth Urquia, Environmental leader, killed in Honduras
Honduras News

Lesbia Janeth Urquia, Environmental leader, killed in Honduras

Source: TeleSur / The Dawn News / July 7, 2016. The activist, part of the group founded by Berta Caceres, was found dead near a garbage dump. Another Indigenous activist has been murdered in Honduras, with local activists reporting Wednesday night that a woman identified as Yaneth Urquia Urquia was found dead near a garbage dump with severe head […]

A message for the UN Decolonization Committee
Analysis Puerto Rico Statement

A message for the UN Decolonization Committee

Source: Claridad Puerto Rico / The Dawn News / June 2016. The President of the Sovereign Union Movement delivered a strong and clear message to the UN Decolonization Committee last Monday June 20, 2016. We transcribe it below: “Good Morning, distinguished members of the Committee: I’m María de Lourdes Guzmán, […]

Zimbabwe shuts down in protest over ‘economic collapse’
News Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe shuts down in protest over ‘economic collapse’

Zimbabweans carry out nationwide strike and protests in the capital against the economic conditions in the country. Zimbabwe police have fired warning shots and tear gas at demonstrators as a protest strike against the government’s economic policies, closing businesses and crippling public transport. Wednesday’s strike, named “stay-away day”, follows days […]

Tariq Ali: “The youth has to participate in every struggle”
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Tariq Ali: “The youth has to participate in every struggle”

‘‘It’s an important time for South America, we’ve seen some setbacks and defeats. In Argentina, Venezuela, the situation is very precarious; in Brazil there’s a constitutional crisis promoted by the right. It’s an important time to have a confluence of this sort. The youth has to participate in every struggle. […]

Timochenko: “We go for peace no matter the risks”
Analysis Colombia

Timochenko: “We go for peace no matter the risks”

July, 5, 2016.- In an exclusive interview for the Agency Prensa Rural and the Colombian Agency for Alternative Press, Timoleon Jimenez, comandante of the FARC-EP, spoke about the recent announcements on bilateral and final ceasefire. Issues like the ups and downs of the process during these almost four years of […]

Sold Out Lands: A threat to National Sovereignty
Brazil News

Sold Out Lands: A threat to National Sovereignty

By: Gisele Brito / Source: Brasil de Fato / The Dawn News / July, 1, 2016. Temer is promoting a bill that enables the purchasing of lands for foreign natural and legal entities. Last week, the Minister of Agriculture, Blairo Maggi, affirmed that Interim President Michel Temer will send a […]

COLOMBIA: Three young girls murdered by paramilitaries
Analysis Colombia

COLOMBIA: Three young girls murdered by paramilitaries

July 4.-In a public complaint, social associations and movements stated that paramilitares of the so-calledAutodefensas Gaitanístas de Colombia -AGC- have disappeared, tortured, massacred and killed three girls living in Tumaco. One of the girls was a member of Juventud Rebelde, The Process of Popular Unity of Southwest Colombia-PUPSOC and the social […]

International community ‘impatience’ over Haiti political crisis
Analysis Haiti

International community ‘impatience’ over Haiti political crisis

Source: www.thesundaily.my / The Dawn News / July, 3, 2016. PORT-AU-PRINCE: Haiti’s political crisis is generating increasing “impatience” within the international community, weeks after its interim president’s mandate expired, the UN peacekeeping chief said Saturday. Haiti was sucked into a power vacuum in June when its acting president Jocelerme Privert’s […]