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Venezuelan Indigenous Yukpa Leader Sabino Romero Assassinated

Venezuelan Indigenous Yukpa Leader Sabino Romero Assassinated Mar 4th 2013, by Ewan Robertson/ Venezuelanalysis, Aporrea, VTV. Yukpa Chief Sabino Romero, an indigenous and land rights activist, was assassinated on Sunday night (Photo by aporrea.org) Mérida, 4th March 2013 (Venezuelanalysis.com) – Indigenous Yupka chief and land rights activist Sabino Romero has been assassinated in an act … Continue reading

Quinoa: To Buy or Not to Buy… Is This the Right Question?

Quinoa: To Buy or Not to Buy… Is This the Right Question? by Tanya Kerssen We’ve been hearing a lot about quinoa lately. While US consumers prize it as a delicious ‘super-food,’ there is growing anxiety about the impact of the quinoa boom in the Andes, and particularly Bolivia, the world’s top producing country. The … Continue reading

Ten commandments against capitalism, for life and humanity

Evo Morales: Ten commandments against capitalism, for life and humanity “Our vision of the Communitarian Socialism of Living Well is based on rights and not on the market. It is based on the full realization of human happiness of peoples and populations, through the full complementarity of the rights of peoples, persons, states and Mother … Continue reading

Behind Bolivia’s nationalization of Canadian mine

WEDNESDAY, 5 SEPTEMBER, 2012 Behind Bolivia’s nationalization of Canadian mine For the Financial Post, the actions of the Bolivian government in nationalizing a Canadian mine this summer, confirmed the country’s status as an “outlaw nation” (Grace, 2012). But for less biased observers, the reality was a little different. Responding to pressure from local indigenous communities … Continue reading

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