Archive | January, 2011

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In the Ring, It’s Peaceful Attack

Posted on 27 January 2011 by editor

Israelis and Palestinians pull no punches against intolerance. Credit:Pierre Klochendler

By Pierre Klochendler

JERUSALEM, Jan 27, 2011 (IPS TerraViva) – The opening bell resounds through the bomb shelter turned boxing club located in the western part of the city. A Palestinian boxer swiftly jumps from his corner, moves across the ring, trades punches with his Israeli opponent.
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A por los Objetivos de Consumo para el Milenio

Posted on 25 January 2011 by editor

Credit: Abdurrahman Warsameh/IPS TerraViva

Por Feizal Samath

COLOMBO, ene (IPS TerraViva) – El científico srilankés Mohan Munasinghe llama a elaborar los “Objetivos de Consumo para el Milenio”, a fin de obligar a los países ricos a reducir sus hábitos perjudiciales para el ambiente. Continue Reading

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Guaraníes tras el valor turístico de su cultura

Posted on 25 January 2011 by editor

Francisco Medina a la entrada de la Escuela de la Selva. Crédito: Clarinha Glock/IPS

Por Clarinha Glock

PUERTO IGUAZÚ, Argentina, ene (Tierramérica) – Tras recuperar parte de su territorio en 2005, una comunidad guaraní de la nororiental provincia argentina de Misiones intenta mantener y ampliar una iniciativa de turismo cultural indígena. Continue Reading

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Guaraní Effort to Strengthen Culture Through Tourism

Posted on 24 January 2011 by editor

Francisco Medina at the entrance to the 'School of the Jungle'. Credit:Clarinha Glock/IPS

By Clarinha Glock*

PUERTO IGUAZÚ, Argentina, Jan 24, 2011 (Tierramérica) – Since recovering part of their territory in 2005, an indigenous Guaraní community in the northeastern Argentine province of Misiones is working to maintain and expand a cultural tourism initiative.
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Riesgo de doble desarraigo

Posted on 24 January 2011 by editor

Por Gonzalo Ortiz

QUITO, ene (IPS TerraViva) – La prolongación de la crisis del capitalismo en el mundo industrializado, en especial en España y Estados Unidos, puso en situación aún más vulnerable a los inmigrantes. Este año será decisivo para los latinoamericanos que viven en esos dos países, destinos predilectos de la diáspora de esta región. Continue Reading

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Absence de gouvernement local

Posted on 21 January 2011 by editor

Crédit: Claire Ngozo/IPS

Claire Ngozo

LILONGWE, 20 jan (IPS TerraViva) – Une heure 15 minutes tous les jours: Melina Kalunga dispose de beaucoup de temps pour évaluer la durée de règlement d’une bataille juridique par rapport à la Commission électorale du Malawi. Continue Reading

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Free Primary Education – If You Can Afford It

Posted on 20 January 2011 by editor

Students at Motshane Primary School, Mbabane. Credit: Mantoe Phakathi/IPS

MBABANE, Jan 19, 2011 (IPS) – The new school year opened with hope – and hunger – in Swaziland this week: an estimated 140,000 orphans and vulnerable children are among the small, eager faces in the mountain kingdom’s classrooms. Poverty and the AIDS pandemic threaten to make an early mark on the next generation.
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Regimes árabes temem a “Intifada do pão”

Posted on 20 January 2011 by editor

Crédito: IPS TerraViva

Cam McGrath

Cairo, Egito, 19/1/2011, (IPS TerraViva) – “Rasgue meu coração, mas não toque em meu pão”, diz um provérbio árabe. Não segui-lo pode ter um alto custo político.

Basta perguntar ao deposto presidente de Tunísia, Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali. Durante várias semanas, os tunisianos protestaram contra o alto desemprego, a corrupção endêmica e a repressão política. Também se queixaram do alto custo dos alimentos básicos, como trigo, açúcar e leite, cujos preços dispararam cerca de 25% na primeira semana deste mês. “Queremos pão, água e Ben Ali fora”, gritava um grupo de manifestantes. Continue Reading

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Unité de transformation de produits agricoles offerte aux femmes

Posted on 20 January 2011 by editor

Koffigan E. Adigbli

THIES, Sénégal , 18 jan (IPS TerraViva) – Des champs de mil, de maïs, de manguiers et d’oseille s’étendent sur plus de 10 hectares dans la localité de Thiès, à 70 kilomètres à l’est de Dakar, la capitale sénégalaise. Malgré la sécheresse, les champs irrigués procurent une certaine humidité aux jeunes plantes. Continue Reading

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More Arabs Protest Rulers With Self-Immolations

Posted on 19 January 2011 by editor

Analysis by Emad Mekay

CAIRO, Jan 18, 2011 (IPS) – Mohammed Bouazizi, the 26-year old Tunisian whose act of self-immolation led to an unprecedented popular revolution in Tunisia, is quickly turning into a symbol for disgruntled Arab youths angry at their autocratic rulers and poor economic conditions – a development that Arab leaders in the region are clearly taking note of.
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