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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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U.S.: Guilty Plea for Child Fighter Averts “Publicity Nightmare”

Posted on 26 October 2010 by admin

Omar Khadr. Credit:Public domain.

By William Fisher

NEW YORK, Oct 26, 2010 (IPS/TerraViva) – With tongue in cheek, constitutional experts congratulated the U.S. government Tuesday for negotiating a plea deal with Guantanamo prisoner Omar Khadr, thus avoiding a trial in the military commission “puppet theatre” of a defendant who was just 15 at the time of his offences.
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Canadá excluye a indígenas de negociaciones

Posted on 21 October 2010 by admin

Protesters in Nagoya demand a fair and equitable access and benefit-sharing protocol. Credit:Stephen Leahy/IPS

Por Stephen Leahy, enviado especial

NAGOYA, Japón, 21 oct (IPS/TerraViva) – Habrá que culpar a Canadá si no se llega a un tratado vinculante para frenar la rápida pérdida de especies, según delegados indígenas de ese país presentes en la 10 Conferencia de las Partes del Convenio sobre la Diversidad Biológica.
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Canada Seeks to Drop Native Peoples from New Biodiversity Pact

Posted on 21 October 2010 by admin

Protesters in Nagoya demand a fair and equitable access and benefit-sharing protocol. Credit:Stephen Leahy/IPS

By Stephen Leahy

NAGOYA, Japan, Oct 21, 2010 (IPS/TerraViva) – Blame Canada if countries fail to agree to a new binding treaty to curb the rapid loss of plant, animal and species that form the intricate web of life that sustains humanity. That is the view of indigenous representatives from Canada in response to a late night move by the Canadian delegation to strike a reference to indigenous peoples’ rights at the U.N. Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) members’ conference here.
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