Labor exploitation, land grabbing and energy commodification are global mechanisms used by the financial and economic capital. This is reflected in all the countries that face similar processes. Read more
The Panamanian government is imposing what indigenous movements call a “dam epidemic” after Law 8 to amend the Code of Mineral Resources was repealed. The law aimed to attract foreign investment in the sector. The mining threat gave way to the threat caused by big hydroelectric projects. Read more
The Ascanio Villalaz hydroelectric Project in Panama directly affects the Kuna indigenous communities living in the border with Colombia. The residents are still waiting for a compensation since the works for the construction of the dam began in 1970. Read more
Real World Radio interviewed Salvador Zuñiga, leader of the Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras (COPINH). He said that several Honduran communities are suffering increasing displacement and harsh repression since the coup d'état in June 2009. Read more
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