Latin America and the Caribbean
Between the 26th and 28th of January 2013, the CELAC Summit (EU-LAC) will be held in Santiago, Chile. A Peoples Summit will be held in parallel from 25-27th of January.
A special issue of the Canadian Journal of Development Studies introducing a previously under-explored geographic region into the emerging land grab literature. Available for free till end of May.
Daniel Chavez will bring his expertise on power and energy to speak to how intersectoral approaches can be used to bring together unlikely allies and address power inequities, particularly in the context of privatization of municipal services.
Daniel Chavez talks about “State‐Owned Enterprises in the Provision of Public Services and in Industrial Policy” at this colloquium on 'green economy'
Peasant communities have denounced Canadian company Radius Gold Inc for mining without consent on their territories and appealed for international solidarity.
This discussion paper aims to generate much-needed discussions about the experiences with Water Operators Partnerships (WOPs) projects on the ground, in this case in Latin America. The paper highlights a number of serious problems with the WOP-LAC projects, many of which are run by commercially oriented or private water operators.