New Internationalist

Articles by Hernán P. Nadal

In the eye of the storm

Brazil is the latest country to be hit by devastating floods. 

  • January 17, 2011
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Chile for Palestine

Chile is the latest addition to the list of Latin American countries to recognize the Palestinian state, and more are expected to follow soon.

  • January 13, 2011
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Enter stage left: Dilma Rousseff

The first female president in Brazil’s history takes charge.

  • January 4, 2011
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Caught in the rain

Nearly 300 killed by floods in Colombia.

  • December 21, 2010
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‘Cablegate’ causes a stir in the south

Latin America responds to the WikiLeaks revelations.

  • December 2, 2010
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Cholera protests reach Port au Prince

Just days before the elections, Haitians are becoming increasingly frustrated with the handling of the epidemic.

  • November 23, 2010
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Farewell to Argentina's former president

Néstor Kirchner served as president between 2003 and 2007. He died on 28 October, aged 60.

  • November 1, 2010
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Journalist murdered in Buenos Aires villa miseria

The brutal murder of Adams Ledesma, founder of a community TV channel in a slum in Buenos Aires, begs the question: is this crime connected to his work as a journalist? The police say no, but the neighbours have no doubts.

  • September 28, 2010
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Moving towards equality

Argentina approves same-sex marriage

  • August 11, 2010
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Assault and batteries

A new Argentinean campaign insists it’s time to take rubbish disposal seriously

  • July 13, 2010
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End gender violence!

Human rights organizations call for firmer action by the Argentinean government.

  • June 24, 2010
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Reality bites

Increased deaths from dengue fever  - spread by the mosquito - causes concern as the rainy season arrives in Honduras.

  • June 14, 2010
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Free the Cuban Five!

Hollywood actor lends his support to the campaign to release five political prisoners being held in the US.

  • May 27, 2010
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Dirty hands

Wire-tapping scandal leads to mud-slinging between Argentinian politicians.

  • May 24, 2010
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A new tool for a new generation

Argentina launches ambitious plan to give all its students a laptop.

  • April 29, 2010
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Don't cry for me, Patagonia

A new campaign highlights Argentina's retrogressive energy policies.

  • April 16, 2010
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A deadly decade

In the last 10 years, 67 journalists have been killed in Mexico, reports Hernán P Nadal.

  • April 7, 2010
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March into memory

A mass protest marks 34 years since the end of the military dictatorship in Argentina.

  • March 26, 2010
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Argentina helps shaken Chile

Concert in aid of earthquake-affected neighbour draws two countries together.

  • March 18, 2010
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Unlocking the past

US Congress offers hope to the children of Argentina's 'disappeared'.

  • March 4, 2010
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Storm warnings

Latin America is backing Argentina in its dispute with Britain over oil exploration rights in the Malvinas.

  • March 1, 2010
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Chile at a crossroads

The recent victory of President Piñera may mean the death of independent media.

  • February 16, 2010
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Staying connected

Despite the US embargo, Cuba improves its internet connection services.

  • February 1, 2010
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Violence and eviction

An indigenous community is evicted as disputes rage about land ownership in Argentina.

  • January 14, 2010
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Another step forward

Hernán Nadal considers the implications of Bolivia's recent election result.

  • January 4, 2010
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Cracking the codes

Brazil challenges hackers to get into its electronic voting system.

  • December 7, 2009
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Free phones for the poor

Brazil's minister of communications announces his plan to provide free mobiles to 12 million people.

  • November 23, 2009
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Don't write off the sick!

Chagas disease sufferers are still neglected, a hundred years after the illness was discovered.

  • November 10, 2009
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Hounded out of a job

Drug traffickers threaten journalists in Guatemala.

  • November 3, 2009
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Colombia looks to Copenhagen

Indigenous peoples make their voices heard on climate change.

  • October 30, 2009
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A passion for life

13 HIV-positive Latin-American stories seek to inform and address AIDS-related stigma.

  • October 22, 2009
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Media moves

Argentina has passed a new broadcast media law to replace the one brought in during the dictatorship.

  • October 13, 2009
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