Friday, May 6, 2016
“To change the global food system, the subjects of change are the small-scale farmers”
José Elosegui

Interview with Martin Drago, coordinator of the Food Sovereignty Program of the Friends of the Earth International

The Friends of the Earth International environmental federation has a presence in nearly 80 countries. Martín Drago, a member of the Network of Social Ecology (REDES)-Friends of the Earth Uruguay, has been responsible for leading the work in the area of food sovereignty since December 2008, as well as facilitating the links with the social movements working in the subject.see more
ARGENTINAHealthy and supportive food
Emilio Montagni
More than 500 families have created a network that supplies of agro-ecological products.. see more
NICARAGUATo the rescue of native seeds
Carmen Herrera
Despite being the only Central American country where the use of genetically modified seeds is banned, the possibility exists that a law is enacted that would endanger agro-ecological production.. see more
PERUThe Amazonia suffers and candidates show no concern
Ramiro Escobar
Two oil spills, a case of mercury pollution and an outbreak of animal rabies wreak havoc among Amazonian indigenous communities, while the presidential campaign presses on.. see more
BRAZILRousseff’s government walking a tightrope
Jimena de Garay, Lívia Alcântara
The Brazilian left faces the challenge to rearticulate socially and politically.. see more
HAITIPresidential elections are again uncertain
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Six months after the first round of elections, uncertainty persists in presidential election.. see more
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Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico, Peru. see more
LATIN AMERICA / THE CARIBBEANPotential increase in poverty
Latinamerica Press
According to ECLAC, 175 million people are living in poverty.. see more
VENEZUELAAmnesty bill declared unconstitutional
Latinamerica Press
Government confronts opposition controlled Parliament and limits its power.. see more
PERUFujimorismo on to the second round
Cecilia Remón
Daughter of former dictator won first round and will face right-wing candidate Pedro Pablo Kuczynski for the presidency.. see more
MEXICOSmear campaign against IACHR experts
Fabrizio Lorusso
Government announces it will not renew mandate of international experts investigating disappearance of students from Ayotzinapa.. see more

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