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Militarization and “Shock Doctrine” Policies Abound After Earthquake in Mexico

The colored tarps hung over streets and patios of homes awaiting repair have become part of the everyday landscape of the Isthmus communities in Tehuantepec, Oaxaca, in southern Mexico, after the 8.2 magnitude earthquake...

The US Southern Command’s Silent Occupation of the Amazon

Brazil, Colombia and Peru share a triple borderland separating north from south on the South American continent. Located deep in the Amazon forest, this is the theater of operations in which more than 30...

International Labor Organization’s Convention 169 Helps Legalize Land Grabs on Indigenous Territories

Indigenous peoples' territories are some of the few places where natural resources are preserved throughout the world. In fact, they protect about 80 percent of the planet's biodiversity but are legal owners of less...

Oaxacan Indigenous Communities Resist Megaprojects

Traslate by itsgoingdown The Chinantec people, inhabitants of the Cajonos River basin in the north of the state of Oaxaca, Mexico, are carrying out an organizational process throughout their entire territory, the Chinantla, against economic...

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Sembrando Vida: Counterinsurgency, Neoliberalism, and Clientelism

The most damaging effect of the program is the destruction of the community fabric and of the organizing structures of decision-making

In Honduras, Chortí Maya cemetery is swallowed up by Aura Minerals

"they wrecked the cemetery, dug up graves, all to make it look like they’d exhumed all the bodies"

La Encrucijada’s Dilemma: The Greenwashing of Oil Palm

Oil palm cultivation expands into protected areas in Chiapas with 17,300 acres that the government and companies intend to legalize