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Les prostituées se sont invitées pour la circonstance

Posted on 10 February 2011 by admin

Par Koffigan E. Adigbli

DAKAR, 10 fév (IPS) – Si le Forum social mondial (FSM) de Dakar est d’abord l’affaire des altermondialistes qui réfléchissent aux différentes questions de développement des pays pauvres, il y a également des prostituées de la capitale sénégalaise qui se sont programmées pour y participer à leur manière afin de se faire de l’argent. Continue Reading

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US: Broad Coalition Rallies for BP Accountability

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.
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MEXICO: No Solution in Sight for Apaxco Pollution Conflict

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.
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MEXICO: Taking Fight for Decent Childcare to the Streets

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 Juárez. Continue Reading

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