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Repression Against Peddlers in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Argentina News

Repression Against Peddlers in Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Source: Resumen Latinoamericano / Photos: M.a.f.i.a., Reinaldo Ortega / The Dawn News / January 11, 2017 On January 10, around midday, the police force of Buenos Aires City began repressing peddlers that were working, as they do every day, on Pueyrredon Av. and Rivadavia Av. The conflict lasted over 12 […]

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Analysis Bolivia

Bolivia: 10 Years of Sustainable Economy

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By: Hedelberto López Blanch / Resumen Latinoamericano / The Dawn News / November 20, 2016 When Evo Morales became President, Bolivia had serious problems of hunger, misery and political instability (the country had spent more years ruled by dictatorships than in democracy). Society suffered from poverty, lack of education and […]

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Analysis Colombia

Colombian Government Postponed the Dialogue with the ELN

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By: Carina López Monja / Resumen Latinoamericano / The Dawn News / October 27, 2016. Everything was ready for the beginning of the Peace Dialogues between the ELN and the Colombian government, which had as a its first topic the participation of the civil society in the construction of peace. […]

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A homeless man sleeps under an American flag blanket on a park bench in New York City. New U.S. data reports a drop in the number of homeless people -- but not in New York and other states.
Analysis U.S.

US Elections: Is This What Democracy is Supposed to Be?

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No significant issues drive the campaign. No one is seriously entertaining the questions that bother ordinary Americans. The haste to drop ballots into the boxes on election day should not be mistaken for enthusiasm; it is a sign of frustration.  By VIJAY PRASHAD / Source: frontline.in / The Dawn News […]

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Made in Tunisia: Women textile workers resist poor working conditions
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Made in Tunisia: Women textile workers resist poor working conditions

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Women textile workers are learning that they can be their own bosses despite the challenges Tunisia’s tough economy poses.   CHEBBA, Tunisia –  “I borrow money from friends to buy food,” said 35-year-old Dalel Mdimegh at a coffee shop in Chebba, near the coastal city of Mahdia in east Tunisia. Having free […]

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