Venezuela Marks First Anniversary Of Chavez's Death | TIME.
2014-03. La Puya: Two Years of Peaceful Resistance Against an Unwanted Gold Mine – MiMundo.org.
Cuba took the first step on Tuesday towards eliminating its two-tier currency system, in a move that observers see as ending a system that curbs trade and creates two levels of wage earners. via Cubans React to End of Cubaâ€™s Dual Currency System | TIME.com.
Woman from the indigenous Ixil community in the Guatemalan highlands holds a cross with the name of a family murdered in 1986 in the village of Sajsiban. On May 20, Guatemala's Constitutional Court overturned the historic guilty verdict of the nation's former military dictator Efraín Ríos Montt, who had been convicted of committing genocide and... Continue Reading →
Courtesy: http://rabble.ca/columnists/2013/05/venezuelas-new-labour-law-best-mothers-day-gift Here is some news that the conservative critics of Venezuela's leftist government will not publicize. The Chavistas announced that a new labour law, part of which will grant recognition to non-salaried work traditionally done by women, will come into effect this week. Full-time mothers will now be able to collect a pension.
IPS – Chile Debates Control over Lithium Production | Inter Press Service.
IPS – Brazil Launches Campaign to Decriminalise Drug Use | Inter Press Service.
Newmont's proposed Conga Gold Mine must not proceed without consent from indigenous communities in Peru via Peru: Groups Say Newmont Mining’s Conga Mine Must Not Proceed Without Community Consent.
Indigenous people have vacated the protest site at the Belo Monte dam project in Brazil via Pará: Indians Vacate Belo Monte Hydroelectric Site.