DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: Education movement gains ground. As calls for more resources to be invested in education are growing across the country
In light of the continuing violence and lack of opportunity in Ciudad Juarez, young people use music and culture to bring people together, combat fear and criticise government policy.
Indigenous leaders withdraw their recognition of the national government due to plans to mine the Cerro Colorado mountain. A plan which is likely to cause environmental destruction and contamination of the water supply.