Latin America

Bolivia: striving for food security with sovereignty
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Bolivia: striving for food security with sovereignty

Bolivia Considering the bleak state the world is currently in, especially in financial terms, the Bolivian economy is showing promising figures. Masiel Fernández Bolaños The first fiscal quarter of 2011 was extremely difficult in social matters with workers’ demonstrations in favour in pay increases, arguing that in December prices had […]

Rural Latin American: common tragedies
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Rural Latin American: common tragedies

Consequences of armed conflict, land rights, identity defence and gender equality are problems faced by many women who live in the Latin American countryside. Francisco G. Navarro Cienfuegos.- An event in this Cuban city that allowed their voices to be heard. It took place during the Third International Meeting of […]

Education with revolution in Ecuador
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Education with revolution in Ecuador

Citizens’ Revolution in Ecuador set up free basic education and invested in this sector four times as much in as many years, than previous governments, proclaiming knowledge as a strategic direction for achieving development. Pedro Rioseco This year, the Ecuadorian government will invest 120 million dollars into building schools and […]

Brazil’s olympic preparations
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Brazil’s olympic preparations

London has yet to bask in the glory of her 2012 Olympics, yet preparations are already well underway in Rio for 2016. Laura Cronk Brazil’s booming economy was one factor which convinced the Olympic selection committee in October 2009 that Rio was ready to host the world’s most prestigious sporting […]