South America

23.04.2015 Mariano Quiroga

The open minds of Latin America

The open minds of Latin America

The open minds of Latin America thank you for your caress, the lullaby, the silence, the pause. We thank you for giving our dreams a compass, for giving names to the days, for putting a face to the faceless. All the open minds thank you for the song, for blowing … »

18.04.2015 ANDES, Agencia pública de noticias del Ecuador y Suramérica

President Correa criticizes Chevron for hiding evidence of contamination, shown in videos released by Amazon Watch

President Correa criticizes Chevron for hiding evidence of contamination, shown in videos released by Amazon Watch

Quito, April 18 (Andes).- The North American oil company Chevron misled justice and hid evidence in the case of environmental contamination in the Amazon for which it was sentenced in Ecuador, which is evidenced in a video produced by Amazon Watch based on the company’s film, a “convincing” proof of … »

14.04.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

End note: on Eduardo Galeano, Uruguay poet-writer

End note: on Eduardo Galeano, Uruguay poet-writer

Uruguayan writer Eduardo Galeano and leading leftwing intellectual has died, he was 74. Galeano was best known for his 1971 anti-imperialist work, Open Veins of Latin America, which details Latin America’s exploitation at the hands of foreign powers, beginning with Spanish colonization five centuries ago and continuing to the present … »

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