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Colombia: pillage, promise & peace (I)
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Colombia: pillage, promise & peace (I)

Professor, writer and activist… James Petras is known for his revolutionary and anti-imperialist thinking and has published prolifically on Latin American and Middle Eastern political issues. He was invited to the “Encuentro Nacional de comunidades Campesinas, Afrodescendientes e Indigenas por la Tierra y la Paz de Colombia”, that ends this […]

Ollanta Humala or a statement of coherence
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Ollanta Humala or a statement of coherence

Without any doubt his swearing-in as the new president of Peru represents the beginning of a new era for the country. 69 per cent of the population is in favour of the President’s speech. Claudio Chipana G The outstanding points of the presidential speech are unquestionably the revindication of the […]

Biofuels, enemy of local communities
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Biofuels, enemy of local communities

The European Union has recently approved several new schemes concerning the production and importation of sustainable biodiesel. Simon Whalley The proposals meet the tough new criteria that producers in this rapidly expanding sector must follow. In a fresh drive to increase the levels of renewable energy used within the European […]