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2010: Year of the Nini

Choike blog - mar, 07/09/2010 - 23:16
By Kent Paterson. Source: Americas Program If Time magazine had any inkling of sense, it would name the Nini the person of the year for 2010. Just what, you might ask, is a Nini? Adopted in Mexico during the crisis, the slang word means a young person who does not work or study. In Mexico, the Nini has been front [...]
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Mexico massacre galvanises migrant rights activists

Choike blog - ven, 03/09/2010 - 21:06
By Emilio Godoy - Source IPS The difficulties faced by migrants trying to cross from Mexico into the United States have grown “exponentially” since 2002. After the appalling Aug. 23 murders of 72 migrants from different countries on a ranch in the northeastern state of Tamaulipas, activists have been discussing how to improve the assistance they [...]
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Contradictions in the Latin American Left

Choike blog - mer, 18/08/2010 - 20:43
By: Immanuel Wallerstein - Source: Agence Globale Latin America has been the success story of the world left in the first decade of the twenty-first century. This is true in two senses. The first and most widely-noticed way is that left or left-of-center parties have won a remarkable series of elections during the decade. And collectively, Latin American governments [...]
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