Renata Bessi

European Union-Mercosur Trade Agreement: The Unequal Energy Transition

The agreement was signed months before the European Green Deal; 540% increase in ethanol exports to Europe expected

Southeastern Mexico for Sale, with U.S. Embassy Help

“I can say that important investments are coming in for the Interoceanic Corridor, we already have more than 200 million dollars in place…. The Corridor is being called upon to be the great engine of growth in Mexico.”

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"

Meat and Soy Consumption in Europe and USA Linked to Deforestation in the Amazon

Translated by David Millan Cargill and Bunge, two transnational food production and processing companies based in the US and the Netherlands respectively, have been linked with the deforestation of at least 249,000 acres (101,000 hectares)...


Despite Indigenous Resistance, Mexico Authorizes Mining Concessions in Protected Areas 

Almost half a million hectares in Mexico's most biodiverse region are slated for mining.

United States and Mexico revamp objectives of the Merida Initiative 

11 areas of coordination, 26 joint objectives, and 102 actions of cooperation, which have been approved between the United States and Mexico

Zapatistas Celebrate 29-Year Anniversary with Emphasis on the Youth

In celebration of the indigenous uprising, the fourth generation of Zapatista members celebrated the memory of the founders of the EZLN