Over a hundred workers and community and labour activists converged at Library Square in downtown Vancouver, Canada yesterday chanting 'Stop the Blacklist' in a protest aimed at the Mexico government.
Journalists for Human Rights
The jhr Rights Report goes global to look at censorship in countries around the world. This edition speaks to Reporters Without Borders about their Censorship Paradise campaign.
Mexican journalist, activist and feminist Lydia Cacho battles to keep her Cancun shelter for trafficked women and children open despite attacks from officials and lack of funding.
Media Consortium Blogger
by Catherine A. Traywick
Too often, the immigration debate in this country ignores the role U.S. foreign policy plays in fueling unauthorized immigration and the connections are worth examining...
Catherine A. Traywick
This marks the first decade since the 1960s when the number of Latino births exceeded the number of immigrants. But it seems that a sizable portion of the population may not have been counted at all.
Redeye speaks with Agustin Goenaga about the effect of military deployments on the stable, albeit corrupt, system of police control of the informal economy.
The fifth anniversary of the 'industrial homicide' of 65 Mexican workers provides the backdrop for demonstrations in Canadian cities against Mexico's violent repression of labour and human rights.
In Murder City journalist Charles Bowden states in an unnerving prose that the Dark Age is now here.
Feb 6, 2011
OISE, Room 5150
252 Bloor Street W. (At St. George Subway)M5S 1V6 Toronto , ON
Canada43° 40' 4.854" N, 79° 23' 54.0816" W
The first of five educational sessions this winter entitled Extracting profits: Perspectives on Latin America and the Caribbean.
Youth Delegation to the UN Conference on Climate Change
The issues regarding the form of a future international climate change agreement that have received so much focus here in Cancun, were beautifully contrasted today by Canadians at the conference.