Posted on 10 February 2011 by admin
Par Koffigan E. Adigbli
DAKAR, 10 fĂ©v (IPS) – Si le Forum social mondial (FSM) de Dakar est dâ€™abord lâ€™affaire des altermondialistes qui rĂ©flĂ©chissent aux diffĂ©rentes questions de dĂ©veloppement des pays pauvres, il y a Ă©galement des prostituĂ©es de la capitale sĂ©nĂ©galaise qui se sont programmĂ©es pour y participer Ă leur maniĂ¨re afin de se faire de lâ€™argent. Continue Reading
Posted on 01 November 2010 by admin
Louisiana fishers, seafood distributors, oil-field workers, conservationists and concerned citizens rally in Baton Rouge on Oct. 30. Credit:Erika Blumenfeld/IPS.
By Dahr Jamail
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana, Nov 1, 2010 (IPS/TerraViva) – Gulf coast fishers, conservationists, seafood distributors and oil workers rallied here at Louisiana’s capital over the weekend to demand that oil giant BP be held accountable for the “ongoing” use of toxic dispersants in the Gulf of Mexico.
Posted on 29 October 2010 by admin
Apaxco and Atotonilco residents have staged a peaceful sit-in against the Ecoltec plant for nearly 18 months. Credit: Greenpeace.
By Emilio Godoy
MEXICO CITY, Oct 29, 2010 (IPS/TerraViva) – A waste processing company and the surrounding community are at odds over the operation of a plant that provides energy for Mexico’s cement industry.
Posted on 10 June 2010 by editor
Groups of promoters hit the streets, putting stickers on cars and collecting signatures. Credit:Daniela Pastrana/IPS
By Daniela Pastrana
CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico, Jun 10, 2010 (IPS) – “Sometimes I feel sad when things don’t go ahead as well as I would like them to, but we have no alternative but to keep on trying,” says Lourdes Almada, a Mexican sociologist and activist for children’s rights, as she drives her pickup truck in Ciudad JuĂˇrez. Continue Reading