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Latin America: the most dangerous place to fight for the environment

What is this world of us where standing by your ideals turns out to be an extremely risky and dangerous game.

Edwin Chota, leader of Alto Tamaya-Saweto, a community in Peru’s Amazon Ucayali region, dreamed of a borderland Amazonian forest with indigenous people thriving alongside the region’s biodiversity. 855 more words

America Latina

Steven A. Ballmer’s Inner Fan Finds Its Voice in a Corner of the N.B.A. by KAREN CROUSE


By KAREN CROUSE

Ballmer, the former chief executive of Microsoft and the first-year owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, is, in the words of the team’s coach, “the most normal $24 billion guy I know.” 12 more words

Bahamas

Clinton Calls Republican Criticism Just Partisan Distraction by AMY CHOZICK


By AMY CHOZICK

Hillary Rodham Clinton, in New Hampshire on Monday, said questions about her email use and about foreign donors to the Clinton Foundation were just partisan distractions. 12 more words

Dion Bowe

Clinton Calls Republican Criticism Just Partisan Distraction by AMY CHOZICK


By AMY CHOZICK

Hillary Rodham Clinton, in New Hampshire on Monday, said questions about her email use and about foreign donors to the Clinton Foundation were just partisan distractions. 12 more words

Dion Bowe

Salazar, Guadalupe. "Second Class Citizens in the Making: The Rights of Street Children in Chile." Latin American Perspectives 35, no. 4 (July 2008): 30-44

In his article “Second-Class Citizens in the Making: The Rights of Street Children in Chile,” Guadalupe Salazar examines the ways in which children in Chile are perceived and treated in the social, cultural, and political spheres due to their social class. 654 more words

Human Rights

Muñoz, Alejandro Anaya. "Transnational and Domestic Processes in the Definition of Human Rights Policies in Mexico." Human Rights Quarterly 31, no. 1 (2009): 35-58.

Muñoz’s article raises an important question as to whether human rights in Mexico have only been implemented for bureaucracies’ sake or for the good of its own people. 629 more words

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