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Local Anti-Mining Efforts in Chubut, Argentina

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By Ezequiel Adamovsky December 12, 2014 The past 26th November the people of the Argentinean province of Chubut, in Patagonia, were witnesses to yet another example of the limits of democracy when it comes to affecting the interests of transnational corporations. That province has been in the vanguard of the struggle against mega mining since 2003, when Esquel, located in one of the most beautiful spots of the Andes, became the first Argentinean city in passing a resolution rejecting new mining…

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Atilio Borón: Venezuela en el Mercosur

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Comparto esta nota referente al ingreso de Venezuela en el Mercosur.  Página/12 -1 de Agosto de 2012 Venezuela en el Mercosur Por Atilio A. Boron Ayer se ratificó en Brasilia el ingreso de Venezuela al Mercosur. De este modo el bloque comercial sudamericano se refuerza tanto cuantitativa como cualitativamente. Lo primero, porque agrega a un nuevo socio con un Producto Bruto estimado –por el World Economic Outlook del FMI en paridad de poder adquisitivo– en 397.000…

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