Archive | January, 2011

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Para salvar el patrimonio

Posted on 19 January 2011 by editor

Crédito: Patrimonio Nuestro.

Por Daniela Estrada

SANTIAGO, ene (IPS) – Con la realizaciĂłn este mes del primer Congreso Nacional de Barrios y Zonas Patrimoniales, agrupaciones comunitarias de Chile pretenden seguir avanzando en su lucha en defensa de estos sitios de la vulnerabilidad institucional.

“Se trata de una iniciativa que surge desde la ciudadanĂ­a para la ciudadanĂ­a, y que tiene como objetivo fortalecer y empoderar a las distintas organizaciones comunitarias que a lo largo de Chile trabajan por la defensa y el desarrollo del patrimonio cultural”, explicĂł a IPS Rosario Carvajal, presidenta de la FundaciĂłn Patrimonio Nuestro. Continue Reading

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Arab Regimes Fear Bread Intifadah

Posted on 18 January 2011 by editor

Analysis by Cam McGrath

CAIRO, Jan 18, 2011 (IPS) – “Break my heart but don’t come near my bread,” goes an old Arabic proverb. Failure to observe it has often come at a high political price.
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Doentes pedem auxilio no Golfo do MĂ©xico

Posted on 18 January 2011 by editor

Cherri Foytlin, cofundadora da Gulf Change, em uma manifestação realizada em outubro de 2010 em Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Crédito: Erika Blumenfeld/IPS TerraViva

Dahr Jamail

Nova Orleans, Estados Unidos, 18/1/2011, (IPS TerraViva) – Os habitantes do Golfo do MĂ©xico reclamam do governo norte-americanos cuidados mĂ©dicos e apoio diante das doenças causadas pelo vazamento de combustĂ­vel da multinacional British Petroleum (BP). Continue Reading

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Local Communities Protect Their Amazon

Posted on 17 January 2011 by editor

Alto Huayabamba in San MartĂ­n, Peru. Credit: AMPA

By Milagros Salazar*

LIMA, Jan 16, 2011 (TierramĂ©rica) – San MartĂ­n is one of the three most deforested Amazon regions in Peru. But now local residents and non-governmental organisations have joined with local and regional authorities to defend the flora, fauna and water resources and halt the destruction of the rainforests.
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Sick Gulf Residents Beg Officials for Help

Posted on 17 January 2011 by editor

Cherri Foytlin, co-founder of Gulf Change, at a rally at the state capital in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, October 2010. Credit:Erika Blumenfeld

By Dahr Jamail

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana, Jan 14, 2011 (IPS) – In an emotionally charged meeting this week sponsored by the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, fishermen, Gulf residents and community leaders vented their increasingly grave concerns about the widespread health issues brought on by the three-month-long disaster.
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LEBANON: Trashy Bag Gets Trendy

Posted on 17 January 2011 by editor

By Mona Alami

A bag made from trash. Credit:Maya Mazloum, Trashy Bags

BEIRUT, Jan 13, 2011 (IPS) – Wafa Saab, a high-powered executive at the leading Lebanese-manufactured paint company Tinol, is an environmentally friendly fashionista. On her arm hangs a pink and blue gym bag. It’s made of garbage.
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Les femmes rêvent de l’indépendance

Posted on 17 January 2011 by editor

South Sudanese expatriate voting in Kampala, Uganda. Credit: James Siya/IPS TerraViva

Rosebell Kagumire

KAMPALA, 14 jan (IPS TerraViva) – John Garang, le dĂ©funt chef vĂ©nĂ©rĂ© du Mouvement populaire de libĂ©ration du peuple du Soudan, avait dĂ©clarĂ© une fois que les femmes sont “les plus pauvres des pauvres et les marginalisĂ©es des marginalisĂ©s”. Continue Reading

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Alternativa em movimento

Posted on 14 January 2011 by editor

Grupo América Latina, Filosofia Social e Axiologia (Galfisa) de Cuba. Crédito: Galfisa.

Ivet González

Havana, Cuba, 14/1/2011, (IPS TerraViva) – Com variadas experiĂŞncias acumuladas, os movimentos sociais propõem alternativas de desenvolvimento capitalista na AmĂ©rica Latina, na esteira da crise do neoliberalismo, das mudanças polĂ­ticas e de uma incidĂŞncia maior da cidadania, segundo especialistas e ativistas reunidos na capital cubana. Continue Reading

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Alternativa en movimiento

Posted on 14 January 2011 by editor

El Grupo de Investigación “América Latina: Filosofía Social y Axiología (GALFISA), del Instituto de Filosofía del Ministerio de Ciencia, Tecnología y Medio Ambiente de Cuba. Crèdito: Galfisa.

Por Ivet González

LA HABANA, 13 ene (IPS TerraViva) – Con variadas experiencias acumuladas, los movimientos sociales proponen alternativas al desarrollo capitalista en AmĂ©rica Latina, en ancas de la crisis del neoliberalismo, los cambios polĂ­ticos y una mayor incidencia de la ciudadanĂ­a, segĂşn expertos y activistas reunidos en la capital cubana. Continue Reading

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En busca del buen vivir

Posted on 13 January 2011 by editor

Jens Martens Crédito: Cortesía de Global Policy Forum.

Rousbeh Legatis entrevista a JENS MARTENS, director para Europa del Global Policy Forum

NACIONES UNIDAS, ene (IPS TerraViva) – El tiempo se agota para cumplir las promesas que los gobiernos hicieron hace una dĂ©cada para mejorar la vida de cientos de millones de personas en el mundo. Pero, Âżtienen estas promesas defectos de nacimiento? Continue Reading

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