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April 24, 2012 Accounts

Oil, Gas and Banks Head South

Mining companies are only part of Canada's corporate presence in Latin America

July 22, 2011 Environment

Canadian Delegation Talks Pipeline Impacts in Washington

Fears over spills, environmental impact spurr concerns on both sides of border

June 2, 2011 Environment

Nova Scotia’s Tar Sands

“Shale gas is the fossil fuel industry’s latest suicide mission”

June 14, 2010 Environment

Staking the North

The Arctic is being developed—in whose interest?

May 5, 2010 Environment

Sovereigntists, Environmental Groups Oppose Trailbreaker

Pipeline reversal would bring 200,000 barrels daily of tar sands crude through Quebec

February 6, 2010 Canadian News

Catch and Release

Hunt for oil patch bomber takes new twist

August 23, 2008 Weblog:

Peru: Indigenous occupations end with victory in Congress

On August 22nd, the Peruvian Congress repealed two legislative decrees at the root of the indigenous demonstrations that paralyzed various roads and energy installations from August 9th through 20th. The indigenous movement of the Amazon, home to 65 different indigenous nations, declared victory.

[note: several of the hyperlinks are to articles and websites in Spanish.]

Background

Peruvian President Alan Garcia approved more than 100 legislative decrees in the first half of 2008, making use of special powers bestowed upon the Executive branch by the Congress in order to bring the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the US and Peru into effect. The FTA was signed in 2006 and passed - despite opposition - by the US House and Senate in late 2007.

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