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Apr 11, 2008

Mexico: Locals reject dam

by Ekue Assem — last modified Apr 11, 2008 12:20 PM

The community of La Parota says no to a dam the government wants to build nearby because of the impacts it will have on their lives.



Apr 09, 2008

Uruguay: working for a corporation

by Ekue Assem — last modified Apr 09, 2008 03:30 PM

Nestor Estevez, a forestry worker, talks about the miserable conditions in which he works.

Apr 03, 2008

Uruguay: farmers' fields taken for forest plantations

by Ekue Assem — last modified Apr 03, 2008 11:30 AM

Rene Lopez talks about how his fields were taken from him for forest plantations.



Apr 01, 2008

Chile: Pulp Mill endangers wildlife

by Ekue Assem — last modified Apr 01, 2008 04:00 PM

Dr. Daniel Boroscheck speaks in depth about the impacts of Valdivia Pulp Mill in Rio Cruces.



Chile: Pulp Mill ecological disaster

by Ekue Assem — last modified Apr 01, 2008 03:20 PM

The Valdivia Pulp Mill in Rio Cruces has caused an environmental disaster in the nearby wetlands.



Dec 11, 2007

Guatemala: Community referendum on mining

by Aine Hickey — last modified Dec 11, 2007 05:10 PM

On June 13, 2007, in the municipality of Ixchiguán, Guatemala, a community referendum was held on whether to allow chemical and metal mining in the municipality. An overwhelming majority voted against the mine.




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