South America

09.02.2016 Tony Henderson

Taking back our common lands and life

Taking back our common lands and life

There has always been something suspicious about what once was termed ‘global warming’, then became climate change – which no one can deny is taking place. Then the issue was further refined and the core point became man-made negative changes in the environment due to industrial processes, also in animal … »

01.02.2016 Pressenza Hong Kong

Humanist Party of Uruguay – position paper

Humanist Party of Uruguay – position paper

  POSITION ON THE CURRENT SITUATION, THE REPRESSION and THE FIGHT OF THE OPPRESSED. We are in a world that develops systems of social oppression and these are ever increasing, producing violence in all its forms. In some places this system is sustained through psychological violence, resting fundamentally on the … »

30.01.2016 Pressenza Hong Kong

Argentina: Free Milagro Sala

Argentina: Free Milagro Sala

Humanists denounce and reject all forms of violence, in particular when people who fight for social change are deprived of liberty, such is the case of Milagro Sala.  Milagro represents a social organisation, Tupac Amaru, whose membership consists of thousands and thousands of humble people, indigenous people from the Argentinean … »

27.01.2016 Tony Robinson

Photos from the CELAC summit

Photos from the CELAC summit

As 33 heads of state and their representatives meet in Ecuador, just outside Quito in a town called the Middle of the World (Mitad del Mundo), the world’s press gathers to take photos.  After his efforts at last week’s summit of the rich and famous in Davos, Switzerland, meeting with … »

27.01.2016 Tony Robinson

President Rafael Correa of Ecuador opens the CELAC summit

President Rafael Correa of Ecuador opens the CELAC summit

33 Heads of State or their official representatives arrived at the UNASUR headquarters from 6.30am this morning to be greeted by their host in a colourful and musical welcome. Taking place in the Nestor Kirchner building, named after one of the protagonists behind the CELAC grouping, the president gave some … »

26.01.2016 Pressenza IPA

Argentina: Free Milagro Sala

Argentina: Free Milagro Sala

Argentina: Free Milagro Sala Wed, 20/01/2016 – 20:53 Humanists denounce and reject all forms of violence, in particular when people who fight for social change are deprived of liberty, such is the case of Milagro Sala. Milagro represents a social organisation, Tupac Amaru, whose membership consists of thousands and thousands … »

24.01.2016 Darío Aranda

Argentine Social Movements Strike Back Against Monsanto

Argentine Social Movements Strike Back Against Monsanto

The biotechnology giant continues attempts to build its GMO seeds plant in Argentina, despite three years of unflinching popular opposition. The world’s largest GMO corporation never imagined that it would suffer one of its major setbacks in a small, rural town in central Argentina. Popular opposition, irregularities in the company’s … »

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