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Latin America: politics in times of Covid
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Latin America: politics in times of Covid

Latin America is by far the area of the world that has been worst hit by the Covid-19 pandemic. At the end of 2020 the region counted more than fifteen million cases, 20% of the world’s total. The 40 million newly poor that in one year have been added to a Latin America that has gone back fifteen years in economic and social terms are not asleep.

Reshaping the post-pandemic world
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Reshaping the post-pandemic world

Most leaders of powerful nations seem to assume that the post-Covid landscape will not herald a form of capitalism that differs in essence from the current neoliberal model. Discussions in these countries centre on how to meet the demands of the wide range of social groups affected by the economic crisis, which began last year and that coronavirus has turned into a nightmare.

Mining giants investigated for human rights violations
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Mining giants investigated for human rights violations

OECD asked to investigate human rights abuses filed against the owners of Cerrejón coal mine; BHP, Anglo American and Glencore. Parallel complaints also filed in Ireland against state owned-company for purchasing coal and Dublin-based sales wing of mining enterprise.   Multiple National Contact Points (NCPs) of the Organisation for Economic […]