An indigenous nation in the industrialized heart of South America

An indigenous nation in the industrialized heart of South America

The regions in the south and southeast of Brazil are the richest areas in the country and the most industrialized in Latin America. The southeast alone is responsible for 60% of GDP, and thus, in this region 90% of the population is concentrated in urban zones. In this geography of modernity there is also an indigenous territory that is in its death throes, the land of the Guaraní.

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NAFTA, Insecurity, Power Vacuums and Violence in Rural Mexico

NAFTA, Insecurity, Power Vacuums and Violence in Rural Mexico

Rural Mexico is experiencing a crisis in human security crisis. The drastic transformation of public policies toward the agricultural sector, induced by programs of structural adjustment and trade liberalization especially the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), created conditions for the emergence of the multiple forms of violence in Mexican agriculture.

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