Tag: energy

The costs of expropriating foreign companies
Economy Globe Latin America

The costs of expropriating foreign companies

The nationalization of YPF by the Argentinian government and of the Transportadora de Electricidad, owned by the REI group in Bolivia, has opened a debate. It is about sovereignty over natural resources faced with economic interests of transnational corporations. _ Javier E. Núñez Calderón Whenever a government nationalizes a foreign […]

The Mapuches: displaced and decimated
Globe Latin America

The Mapuches: displaced and decimated

The Spanish colonizers could not finish with them, and that was a triumph for this people. But the Chilean government seems determined to eliminate them in order to be able to exploit the resources of the area. _ Javier Duque Their name, which etymologically means “people of the earth”, refers […]