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Hunger Strikes Fuelled by Institutional Deafness

Posted on 29 October 2010 by admin

Mexican electrical workers on hunger strike. Credit:Daniela Pastrana/IPS.

By Daniela Estrada*

SANTIAGO, Oct 29, 2010 (IPS/TerraViva) – Protesters ranging from prisoners to government leaders have resorted to hunger strikes in Latin America in recent years to press their demands. Behind the growing use of the extreme protest measure is a lack of institutional responses, according to experts.
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Greves de fome alimentadas pela surdez institucional

Posted on 29 October 2010 by admin

Mulheres eletricistas mexicanas durante a greve de fome que fizeram. Crédito: Daniela Pastrana/IPS.

Daniela Estrada

Santiago, Chile, 29/10/2010, (IPS/TerraViva) РDe prisioneiros a governantes, todos recorrem desde o ano passado a greves de fome em defesa de suas posi̵̤es e demandas na Am̩rica Latina.
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Ayunos alimentados por sordera institucional

Posted on 28 October 2010 by admin

Mujeres electricistas mexicanas durante su huelga de hambre. Crédito: Daniela Pastrana /IPS.

Por Daniela Estrada*

SANTIAGO, 28 oct (IPS/TerraViva) – De prisioneros a gobernantes han recurrido desde el año pasado a huelgas de hambre para defender sus posiciones y demandas en América Latina. Detrás del uso cada vez más intenso de la radical protesta, está para los expertos la falta de respuestas institucionales.
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Native Peoples Reject Market Mechanisms

Posted on 02 April 2010 by admin

Native farmers in Cuzco. Credit: Milagros Salazar/IPS

By Daniel Zueras

SAN JOSÉ, Apr 1, 2010 (IPS) – Solutions to global warming based on the logic of the market are a threat to the rights and way of life of indigenous peoples, the Latin American Indigenous Forum on Climate Change concluded this week in Costa Rica. Continue Reading

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