Canadian and American Mining Companies and the World Bank Lining Up to Mine the Poverty, Misery and Repression of Haiti. Along with Guatemala and Honduras, Haiti remains the country with the highest levels of exploitation and poverty, lack of democracy, impunity and corruption in the Americas.
Article "Mexican Students Didn't Just 'Disappear' - Describing them as 'missing' is missing the context" By Andalusia Knoll
The violent, exploitative and oppressive situation in Honduras remains ... violent, exploitative and oppressive. U.S. and Canadian government policies ("Free" Trade Agreements) and North American companies and investors are profiting from the poverty, violence and lack of the rule of law.
"Despite the risk of boring those who believe they are not affected by metal mining, I feel I have to keep raising the thorny issue of mining, in the crazy hope that we will wake up from our lethargy and do something about the pain and shame caused by this industry in Guatemala."
Report on how the (re) trial of General Rios Montt has again been (not surprisingly) interrupted. As daunting as the possibility of justice for genocide is, it is an extraordinarily admirable and important struggle.