BULLETIN 7 DECEMBER 2009

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BOLIVIA: EVO MORALES RE-ELECTED ♦ BRAZIL DOES NOT BELIEVE THERE WILL BE AN AGREEMENT IN COPENHAGEN ♦ LATIN AMERICANS WORRY ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE ♦ MEXICO: BIOFUELS BASED ON ALGAE

BULLETIN 4 DECEMBER 2009

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BOLIVIA PREPARES TO VOTE ♦ CHILE: VICTOR JARA, BURIED AT LAST ♦ MEXICO: POLICE RESCUE “SLAVES” ♦ BRAZIL STRENGTHENS LINKS WITH GERMANY ♦  MEXICO WILL LOSE BIODIVERSITY BECAUSE OF GLOBAL WARMING

BULLETIN 2 DECEMBER 2009

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NO AGREEMENT AMONG LATIN AMERICAN LEADERS ON HONDURAN CRISIS ♦ ARGENTINA: ANTI-GOVERNMENT DEMONSTRATORS TAKE OVER CENTRAL BUENOS AIRES ♦ BOLIVIA: EVO MORALES REMAINS FAVOURITE FOR RELECTION ♦ MEXICO: FAST GROWTH OF TELECOMMUNICATION

Bulletin 23 November 2009

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IRANIAN PRESIDENT ON A NEW SOUTH AMERICAN JOURNEY; BOLIVIA: MORALES CAMPAIGNS; IN ENEMY TERRITORY ♦ COUNTRIES MARGINALISE BOLIVIA 

Brazil Focus

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Lula’s Achievement: from Neo-Liberalism to ‘Neo-Developmentalism’ (and definitely not Socialism)

Letter from São Paulo 1

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Last week we dined by candle light - not from choice but because a giant blackout left all of Sao Paulo, Rio and 16 other states without power for nearly 4 hours. Sixty million people were affected - stranded in lifts, on trains, on the underground.

Bulletin 3 December 2009

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HONDURAS: PARLIAMENT VOTES AGAINST ZELAYA’S REINSTATEMENT ♦ SEVERE FLOODS AFFECT URUGUAY ♦ HUMAN RIGHTS SCANDAL LEADS CHILE TO CANCEL CELEBRATIONS ♦  BRAZIL’S INDUSTRY GROWS ♦  ENVIRONMENTALIST DEMANDS PROT
In mid-December João Pedro Stédile, one of the national leaders of MST, took part in a debate about the world financial crisis and its implications for Brazil. Here are some extracts from his contribution, as reported in the Brazilian newspaper, Br
Now and then there emerges somewhere in the world a social movement that is really exceptional for its integrity, astuteness and mass appeal. For me one of those rare movements is Brazil's  Movimento dos Trabalhadores Rurais Sem Terra (MST)/the Landles
In recent months Brazil has suffered from a series of what used to be known as ‘unusual climatic events’ -- severe droughts in the south, flooding in the Amazon and torrential rain in the northeast. A small town in the interior of the north

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