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NGOs must give up power

Aid organizations need to relinquish the clout that comes with money and bureaucracy, argues Oxfam’s Ben Phillips.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The first casualty: the fair green banana?

There was an audible sigh of relief on primetime morning radio a coupleof days ago. Someone from the commentariat was predicting the demisefair trade, organics and all that, as the financial crisis migrates tothe 'real economy' in Britain.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Fidel Castro - the verdict

Sincethe darkest night of the 'missile crisis' in 1962 - when I doubted I'dlive to see the next dawn - Cuba has lodged somewhere at the back of mymind, as often as not taking the faintly roguish form of Fidel Castro.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Another Guatemalan banana union leader shot dead

On March 2nd, Guatemalan banana union leader, Miguel Angel Ramirez ofSITRABANSUR, was shot dead. SITRABANSUR, which is affiliated to BananaLinks Guatemala partner union UNSITRAGUA, was founded by Miguel Ramirezand his fellow workers at the 'Olga Maria' plantation in the PacificSouth of Guatemala in July 2007. Since then SITRABANSUR members havebeen harassed and threatened by private security hired by the company-Frutera Internacional Sociedad Anónima, supplier to Chiquita Brands-and 24 union…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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You can’t block the bucks

Starbucks arrives in Guatemala – and shakes up the country’s coffee culture.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Femicide: Guatemala’s growing epidemic

Guatemalan women experience one of the highest levels of violence in the world – and the crimes often go unpunished, reports Anna Bevan..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The No-Nonsense Guide to Fair Trade

The really quite extraordinary growth of fair trade has not, of course, come without pain. To my mind, it works best as a clear contradiction of the principles (such as they are) of free-market corporate globalization..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Enter stage left: Dilma Rousseff

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

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Hounded out of a job

Drug traffickers threaten journalists in Guatemala.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Gang warfare takes over El Salvador

Guadalupe Cortés Vega analyses the homicide crisis.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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