Andean Water Wars: the Silala case

The Atacama Desert is the second driest place on earth, and the watersheds of the rivers in the region, the Lauca, Maurí, and Silala, have long been in dispute. In a time when climate change impacts hydrographic basins everywhere, the dispute over the remote Silala watershed, in particular, has become a testament to the importance of fresh water.

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UN High Commissioner on Human Rights Bachelet’s Gift to the US: Justifying Regime Change in Venezuela

UN High Commissioner on Human Rights Michelle Bachelet’s report on Venezuela echoes the US government’s talking points, which are designed to terminate the two-decade-old Bolivarian Revolution in Venezuela. The report fails to acknowledge Venezuela’s manifest accomplishments or even recognize victims of US-backed right-wing violence in Venezuela.

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Los retrocesos de la izquierda latinoamericana: ¿qué significan?

Estos mismos críticos de la Marea Rosa desde la izquierda fallan al no lograr equilibrar las críticas a los programas sociales con el reconocimiento de sus méritos de largo alcance. Específicamente, los programas sociales fomentan un sentido de eficacia, empoderamiento y participación entre los no privilegiados, en particular los sectores marginados de la población.

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Guaidó’s Star Fades as his Envoys to Colombia Allegedly Commit Fraud with Humanitarian Funds for Venezuela

In an investigative report, “Envoys of Guaidó  Appropriate Funds for Humanitarian Assistance in Colombia” (June 14, 2019), Editor in Chief of PanAm Post, Orlando Avendaño, details the alleged “diversion of money, embezzlement of funds, inflation of bills, fraud, and threats [by representatives of self proclaimed president of Venezuela, Juan Guaidó] in order to surround themselves with luxuries.”

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