The Mexico Peace Index (MPI) has just been released! The 2013 MPI, produced by the Institute for Economics and Peace, provides a comprehensive assessment of peace in Mexico detailing the level of peace in each of the 32 states over the last 10 years and an analysis of the costs associated with violence as well as the socio-economic dimensions associated with peace. Check out the interactive …Continue
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By Viola Gienger
A national tennis champion from Turkmenistan crafted a program to expose more girls to her sport. In Karachi, Pakistan, one of the city’s only female sports journalists…Continue
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By Tory Field and Beverly Bell
An interview with Saúl Atanasio Roque Morales.Continue
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Hello dear friends! I am the founder of a non profit organization called INART in Florida State! I am currently studying a masters degree in the European Graduate School on Expressive Arts, Conflict Transformation and Peacebuilding. I started this adventure one year and a half ago and on december 20th, 2012 we finally got our tax excempt status.
Nevertheless we are in search of our treasurer! It s not a paid job, it is ad honorem participation to build a great organization that will…Continue
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He has now stood up at the long table, perhaps hoping that the argument can be won by positioning himself above those with whom he is supposedly vehemently disagreeing.
About what? I’m unsure, as is the normally reserved and quiet junior staff person, who has uncharacteristically burst out laughing at the scene before her.
Her and I both know that what’s being discussed has less to do with the issue at hand, and more to do with these men’s need to be on top.
By Beverly Bell
May 29, 2012
Welcome to Birthing Justice: Women Creating Economic and Social Alternatives. The series features twelve alternative social and economic models which expand the possibilities for justice, equity, and strong community. They are based in the US, Asia, Africa, Europe, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Some are national-level, some global-level. Some are propelled by people’s movements, some forced or adopted into government…Continue
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Hello all! Hope all is well!
I would like to appeal to readers to direct me to any English news sites from Latin America to help make this section better. If you know of any good news sites, blogs or organizations that profile human rights, conflict or peace issues from South or Central America, please write to me at firstname.lastname@example.org or leave me the details in the comments below.
Thanks in advance,
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I’m currently in Santa Fe, New Mexico and this weekend I stopped in at a favorite place of mine here, the Museum of International Folk Art. A current exhibit, “The Arts of Survival: Folk Expression in the Face of Disaster,” had caught my eye and I wanted to check it out.…Continue
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Evidence Project Internship Opportunity - The National Security Archive
The National Security Archive* is seeking an intern to work on its newly founded Evidence Project for the fall 2011 semester in Washington, DC. The internship entails providing support on researching human rights cases and gathering documents to be used as evidence in human rights trials around Latin America and in Spain.
Internship tasks may include:
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Mexico Documentation Project Internship Opening - The National Security Archive
The National Security Archive* is seeking an intern to work on the Mexico Documentation Project for the fall 2011 semester in Washington, DC. The internship entails preparing the set of Mexico documents for publication. The set contains declassified U.S. government and Mexican government documents about human rights and democracy building in Mexico. (To see an example of a published…Continue
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Reflections of Fidel
(Taken from CubaDebate)
ONE can be in agreement or not with Gaddafi’s political ideas, but nobody has the right to question the existence of Libya as an…Continue
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By Mobeen Chughtai - Language has also sometimes played the role of unifying two nations or ethnicities. The Latino countries of Mexico and Spain are a classic example. The Mexican language is actually a derivative/dialect of the Spanish. The two varieties are rather similar in their syntax (by and large), but with more noticeable differences in the phonology. The reason for the Latino culture and values still being alive and observed in the Latin countries is the role which language is…Continue
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Good day to all fellow global citizens!
In a previous article, I wrote about the possibility of mafia states rising to power. As tackled, Belarus…Continue
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