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Environmental and land management in South America is being slowly but persistently militarized with the aim of controlling extractive industries, especially gold mining.
Written on March 9, 2019 at 4:20 pm
Gold mining has become a scourge that afflicts most Latin American countries. In some places, a few giant transnational corporations operate. In others, hundreds or even thousands of people crowd into jungle rivers or the guts of mountains for a few grams of gold.
Has globalization stalled or are we seeing “hyperglobalization”? The question is important since the choice of proposals or actions differs depending on whether globalization is retreating, stalled or moving ahead.
Written on December 10, 2013 at 12:27 pm
El nuevo extractivismo del siglo 21: Diez tesis urgentes sobre el extractivismo bajo el progresismo sudamericano actual
El llamado extractivismo, que incluye la explotación minera y petrolera, tiene una larga historia en América Latina. A partir de Continue Reading »
Written on December 4, 2009 at 3:38 pm
For many years now particular attention has been paid to the large International Financial Institutions (IFIs), such as the World Continue Reading »
Written on August 12, 2008 at 1:14 pm
It was back in the days of enormous computers. Massive machines that occupied several rooms calculated the surface area of Continue Reading »
Written on May 23, 2008 at 2:31 pm
Once again Latin America is confusing development with economic growth, and economic growth with increased investments and exports. These same Continue Reading »
Written on August 23, 2007 at 5:46 pm
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