This Week on Historical Memory Under Threat in LatAm, Food Sovereignty in the Caribbean & AMLO's Militarized Megaprojects in Mexico


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August 21, 2020
As the pandemic devastates the country, presidential priorities include a train circuit, pipeline infrastructure, and a refinery.   
August 20, 2020
Increasing community control and ownership of crops like cassava can ensure economic and social welfare.      
August 18, 2020
From Mexico to Chile, the pandemic has not stopped social movements from demanding justice for human rights abuses.
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