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Obama should not prop up Mexico's corrupt president

Obama should not prop up Mexico's corrupt president

President Obama has nothing to gain, and much to lose, by propping up Mexico’s corrupt President Peña Nieto. With Peña Nieto in Washington today(6 January), it is time for a change of policy.

Bolivia transforms its transport system

Bolivia transforms its transport system

How a spectacular urban cable car system and a new municipal bus program are revolutionizing mass transit in La Paz and El Alto, with the help of some political competition.

Uruguay punches above its weight

Uruguay punches above its weight

Uruguay, once regarded as a backwater, is taking on the Big Boys with its daring new policies.

Rubble: The Afterlife of Destruction

Rubble: The Afterlife of Destruction

A new book looks at long-abandoned settlements in the Chaco region in the Southern Cone and finds out whether they are still meaningful to the criollos living there today. Not for everyone but successful in its own terms.

Climate Justice: Uniting Struggles Across Latin America

Climate Justice: Uniting Struggles Across Latin America

The results of the official climate change conference in Lima (COP20) may have been disappointing, but grassroots movements across Latin America are coming together as never before.

Mexico - battle looming over fracking

Mexico - battle looming over fracking

While there are great business opportunities for fracking, many are concerned about the cost to the environment and to people’s health.

Haiti -- Who needs elections?

Haiti -- Who needs elections?

On 12 January 2015 Haiti reverts back to dictatorship, with the government's failure to hold elections. A giant step backwards towards Duvalierism.

Mexico: Ayotzinapa parents interviewed

Mexico: Ayotzinapa parents interviewed

Hilda and Mrio González are convinced their son Cesar Manuel is still alive. "The official version is a lie," they say.

Central America: Devastated by 'Free Trade'

Central America: Devastated by 'Free Trade'

Warnings about the human and environmental costs of 'free trade' went unheeded. Now the most vulnerable Central Americans are paying the price.

Climate Change: follow the Alternative Summit

Climate Change: follow the Alternative Summit

Peru-based Servindi provides a valuable service to follow the Peoples' Summit.

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