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Output of fuel cell cars will top out at 3,000 a year - by Hans Greimel
Posted: Mon Apr 27, 2015 9:47PM
Grenada Reaches Debt Deal as Caribbean Mired in Debt Problems - by Sumi Yi
Grenada Could Influence Global Debt Negotiations
Posted: Fri Apr 10, 2015 8:51AM
Endangered Hammerhead Shark Fins Exported from Costa Rica, Touch Down Illegally in U.S. - by Joanna Nasar
Conservation groups PRETOMA and Turtle Island Restoration Network and have found evidence that hammerhead sharks (Sphyrna lewini) are being exported from Costa Rican ports and flown to plates in Hong Kong by way of stop-overs on U.S. soil.
Posted: Mon Apr 6, 2015 11:18AM
Misguided Border Security Bill Threatens Public Lands - by Center for Biological Diversity
TUCSON, Ariz.— Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Rep. Matt Salmon (R-Ariz.) today jointly introduced the “Arizona Borderlands Protection and Preservation Act” in the U.S. Congress. A press release from Sen. McCain’s office claims that the bill is necessary to grant border security personnel full access to federal lands along the Arizona-Mexico border, including national parks, wildlife refuges, forests and monuments.
Posted: Wed Mar 18, 2015 5:33PM
Public Statement on OAS Indigenous Peoples Declaration - by Amnesty International
Amnesty International is urging member states of the Organization of American States (OAS) to ensure that a proposed regional Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples properly reflects the views and experiences of those whose rights are at stake. Legitimacy cannot be achieved if text is brought forward without the support of Indigenous Peoples.
Posted: Fri Mar 13, 2015 12:37PM
Venezuela: To coups and economic sabotage answer with a revolutionary offensive! - by Marxist Tendency of the PSUV
Posted: Thu Feb 26, 2015 2:28AM
Mexico: Forensic evidence suggests disappeared students investigation a ‘whitewash’ - by Amnesty International
FEBRUARY 9, 2015 - The Mexican government must urgently address serious flaws in its investigation into the enforced disappearance of 43 students after forensic experts cast major doubts on the Attorney General’s inquiry, said Amnesty International today.
Posted: Tue Feb 10, 2015 2:01AM
Guatemala: Conviction of ex-police chief finally brings justice for 1980 embassy attack - by Amnesty International
The families of 37 people burned to death in an attack on the Spanish embassy in Guatemala City in 1980 finally have some relief as justice has caught up to a former high-ranking police officer for his role in the crimes, Amnesty International said today.
Posted: Tue Jan 20, 2015 6:56PM
Lawsuit Seeks Federal Documents Revealing Extent of Offshore Fracking in Gulf of Mexico - by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity sued the federal government today for failing to release public documents revealing the extent and risks of offshore fracking in the Gulf of Mexico.
Posted: Thu Jan 8, 2015 8:15PM
[Ecuador] November 15: Class War, Memory War! - by CLASS WAR
We received and publish a text from comrades of Proletarios Revolucionarios (“Revolutionary Proletarians”) from Ecuador. We translated this text "[Ecuador] 15 de Noviembre: ¡Guerra de Clases, Guerra de Memorias!" [http://proletariosrevolucionarios.blogspot.com/2014/11/ecuador-15-de-noviembre-guerra-de_14.html] from Spanish into English and French.
Posted: Sun Dec 7, 2014 10:54AM
MEXICO: Dec. 1-8 International Week of Actions for the Ayotzinapa Students. Solidarity Req - by Otganizer
MEXICO: Dec. 1-8 International Week of Actions for the Ayotzinapa Students (Bulletin No. 1 of International Campaign)
Posted: Sat Nov 29, 2014 8:43PM
FB Post Based on Indymedia Work Goes Viral in Latin America - by Peter Maiden
A post for the blog on Facebook for the book Media Workers for Social Change, 2nd Ed., compiled while I was on staff at Indybay, has gone completely viral after a small paid boost. 310,000 hits at this moment, growing at a huge rate. The post is a serious essay about the Ideology of the Spanish Civil War based in three years of research at San Jose State University.
Posted: Wed Nov 19, 2014 6:49AM
International Conservation Movement Calls on Chile & Peru to Protect Silky Sharks - by Joanna Nasar
This year a record number of threatened shark species will be granted greater international protections at the United Nation's 11th Meeting of the Conference of Parties, but silky sharks (Carcharhinus falciformis) could be left out of this historic global movement if Chile and Peru continue to oppose their protection.
Posted: Fri Nov 7, 2014 5:42PM
Turtle Island Helps Gain Protections for a Record Number of Sharks Through the Convention - by Joanna Nasar
Banner Day for Shark Conservation: A record number of threatened shark species, including scalloped hammerhead sharks and thresher sharks, will be granted greater international protections in part due to Turtle Island Restoration Network’s efforts at the 11th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties in Quito, Ecuador.
Posted: Fri Nov 7, 2014 7:34AM
Turtle Island Attends Convention on Migratory Species - by Joanna Nasar
Turtle Island Attends Historic Convention on Migratory Species to Promote the Record Number of Protections Proposed for Sharks, Rays & Marine Mammals
Posted: Tue Nov 4, 2014 4:32PM
International Monetary Fund Releases Plans to Stop Predatory Hedge Funds - by James
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) released new proposals for preventing predatory hedge funds and hold-out investors from blocking debt restructurings. The paper proposes a series of reforms to debt contracts, including strengthened collective action clauses and a modification of the pari passu clause that hold-out hedge funds used to sue Argentina.
Posted: Mon Oct 6, 2014 12:07PM
Beyond Development: Alternative Visions from Latin America - by www.rosalux.de
First translated edited edition: Transnational Institute / Rosa Luxemburg Foundation. August 2013 Originally printed in Spanish ‘Mas alla del desarrollo’ by Fundación Rosa Luxemburg/Abya Yala Ediciones in November 2011.
Posted: Thu Sep 11, 2014 4:00PM
August 2014 Honduras Coup Update - by Sydney With Honduras Wordpress
A monthly update of the political persecution and plunder in Honduras - see archives here: http://sydneywithhonduras.wordpress.com/monthly-news-summaries/
Posted: Mon Sep 8, 2014 1:41PM
Banks and Investors Challenge Predatory Funds Solutions Fall Short of Comprehensive Prote - by James Griffin
The International Capital Market Association (ICMA), a group of banks and investors, released a new debt framework this morning aimed at reducing the ability of predatory funds and holdout investors to undermine debt restructuring. The plan was created after meetings convened by the US Treasury Department in the wake of Greece's debt restructuring and comes in the aftermath of the landmark debt case between Argentina and NML Capital.
Posted: Fri Aug 29, 2014 10:46AM
Save the pink river dolphin (Amazon/Brasil) - by XAD
The pink river dolphin (Inia geoffrensis), also known as boto, is being massacred in the Amazon/Brasil to be used as bait. Save the pink river dolphin! Sign the petition!
Posted: Sun Aug 3, 2014 7:42PM