south america

Oct 4, 2013

Colombia: Is peace possible?

Fernanda Sánchez Jaramillo
The Peace Dialogues in Colombia are a wind of hope for Colombians, who have spent more than five decades living in a conflict which has soaked their land in blood and pain.
Feb 18, 2013
Photo:  Presidencia de la República del Ecuador / flickr

Ecuador's Rafael Correa wins landslide re-election

Lauren McCauley
President Rafael Correa handily won a third term as Ecuador's head of state Sunday in a landslide victory demonstrating a "clear mandate" for the continuation of his progressive economic polities.
Jul 21, 2012

A glimpse of Venezuela: Part two

Blair Redlin
Ten years after the failed coup of 2002, participants in a "reality tour" of Venezuela learned about big changes at the grassroots.
Jul 12, 2012

A glimpse of Venezuela: Part I

Blair Redlin
Ten years after the failed coup attempt in Venezuela, a "reality tour" gives a glimpse of grassroots change as the country heads to another presidential election.
Jun 13, 2012

Debt, reparations and a new form of power

How do we move from economies of indebtedness towards sustainable and socially just development? Northern, neoliberal, funding regulations have not produced a financially solvent form of development.
Sep 23, 2009

President Zelaya and the audacity of action

With tear gas wafting through the Brazilian Embassy where ousted president Manuel Zelaya is taking refuge, this week may force the U.S. to finally help the people of Honduras undo the coup.
Jun 8, 2009

Peru: Battle lines drawn over the Amazon

Ben Powless
The battle has been set for control of the Amazon. On one side, Indigenous Amazonians, On the other, the Peruvian state and its free trade agreements.

Premiere of Oliver Stone's South of the Border

Oct 27, 2010 to Oct 28, 2010
Bloor Cinema
506 Bloor Street West
Toronto , ON
43° 39' 55.1376" N, 79° 24' 37.4184" W
Ontario CA
Celebrated director Oliver Stone takes us on a cinematic tour of Latin American in upheaval at the Oct. 27 Toronto premiere of his most recent documentary South of the Border.
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