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Twelve years of Silo’s Message

E.H. de Casas – Mendoza, July 2014 This July we celebrate Silo's presentation of his message in July of 2002, twelve years ago; and on several occasions more in that year Silo presented it, precisely as Silo’s Message. I remember that in the early days of July, at an encounter in Rome, when he talked to us about these decidedly spiritual themes. He officiated ceremonies and then later, in August, he repeate ...

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Paulo Genovese’s presentation at the Pressenza Workshop of the Global Media Forum

My presentation is focused on Brazil, especially in the protests of June 2013. Millions of people took to the streets in hundreds of cities. It started with 20 cents. This was the amount of the increase in public transport fares for bus and metro in the city of São Paulo. A small group known as MPL - Free Ticket Movement, for its initials in Portuguese, carried out ​​a demonstration, as they always had done ...

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Argentina Deplores Announcement on Vulture Funds

Buenos Aires, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) The Argentine Government deplored today a paid announcement on the vulture funds published by the Clarin and La Nacion newspapers asserting that the country undergoes a technical suspension of payments. Jorge Capitanich, Chief of the Cabinet of Ministers, asserted this morning that Argentina does not undergo a technical default, as stated by that announcement, because th ...

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BRICS Presidents Begin Crucial Summit in Brazil

Fortaleza, Brazil, Jul 15 (Prensa Latina) The presidents of the country members of BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) began here today its Sixth Summit, to design new financial structures: a Development Bank and a Reserve Fund. Shortly before beginning the meeting, Head of State Dilma Rousseff welcomed to the Event Center in Ceara her colleagues Xi Jinping (China), Vladimir Putin (Russia) ...

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Testimony in the mountains

This article is available in: Spanish, English and Portuguese On this past May 4th, we gathered for a celebration in the mountains, celebrating the 45th year that has passed since we began this memorable journey. It was a before and after for all of us… Various events happened on that day. The harangue, the press conference, interviews done with Silo and a meeting with participants and travelers from divers ...

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About Silo. Article II, from “Silo Speaks”

This article is available in Spanish and  Portugués Continuing with the proposed articles about Silo’s Works, mentioned in the prologue of the recently published new edition of Silo Speaks by Leon Alado Editions in Spain, we can now present the following writings, precisely with the intention of bringing Silo to the readers. During the visit to Asia, along with a group of friends coming from different areas ...

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Problems Inspire Ingenious Solutions in Peruvian Amazon Town

By Milagros Salazar JEPELACIO, Peru, Jul 2 2014 (IPS) - He may look like a rapper, but 33-year-old José Antonio Bardález is the mayor of Jepelacio, in the Peruvian Amazon. His ingenious innovations in the municipality include transforming waste management into a source of income and making spring water a source of drinking water. “I’m a civil engineer, but people think I’m an environmental engineer,” the ma ...

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Argentina Government Highlights World Support against Vulture Funds

Buenos Aires, Jun 26 (Prensa Latina) The head of the Argentinian Cabinet, Jorge Capitanich, today thanked the international community for its increasing clear, strong, and longstanding support in his country´s fight against vulture funds. Capitanich highlighted the recent support given by the Group 77 plus China which unanimously expressed its solidarity with Argentina in the judicial process it is enduring ...

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Argentina Alleges Extortion After Supreme Court Sides with Vulture Funds Preying on Sovereign Debt

We look at a case that is being called the "trial of the century" in how poor countries repay sovereign debt. This week, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected an appeal from Argentina over its $1.5 billion debt in a ruling critics say validates predatory behavior by so-called "vulture funds." The case involves hedge funds that bought up Argentina’s debt at bargain rates after its financial crisis more than a deca ...

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Uruguay’s President Mujica says vulture funds are after Argentina’s oil

Uruguayan President Jose Mujica conveyed his concern at the U.S. Supreme Court ruling and held that the vulture funds intentions are related to the Vaca Muerta oilfields in the Province of Neuquen. He also said that the region’s countries should do something to help Argentina so that the confrontation with vulture funds would be “with the Americas and not only with Argentina.” Mujica made this remarks when ...

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