The Catholic Church's Pastoral Land Commission (CPT) says rural organisations are under siege.
Controversy over Brazil’s giant hydropower station in the Xingu river is set to intensify. Sue Branford reports.
The author talks about the emergence of a powerful and dynamic popular movement in Honduras.

Mexico’s new dirty war

Kent Paterson reports from Mexico City on forced disappearances, murders and other violations of human rights reminiscent of dirty war tactics. 
Hopes for a prisoner-for-hostage swap follow release of Sergeant Moncayo, reports IPS.
The Committee to Protect Journalists urges Honduran authorities to investigate wave of violence against journalists.
Bringing to justice human rights violators during 1973-1990 dictatorship.
Javier Farje from LAB analyses Mexico's failed war on the cartels
Susan Fitzpatrick-Behrens, from NACLA, reports on the emergence of increased resistance, as repression intensifies.


Chile: Government gets tough with looters in the middle of the chaos – Terrestrial communications restored – the earthquake tests progress ♦ Guatemala: drug traffic reaches the head of police ♦ Brazil: sugar cane production due

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