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    Ante arbitraje internacional se impone respuesta regional

    18 April 2013
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    La respuesta ante el arbitraje internacional, impuesto por los Tratados Bilaterales de Inversión (TBI), debe ser regional.

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    Europas neue Großgrundbesitzer

    19 April 2013
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    Nicht nur in Lateinamerika kontrollieren Investoren immer mehr Land: Auch Europas Äcker werden aufgekauft. Die Konzentration nimmt zu, besagt eine Studie.

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    Chinezen, Russen en Arabieren 'pikken' Europese landbouwgronden in

    19 April 2013
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    We kennen het als een Afrikaans verschijnsel, het zogeheten landgrabbing waarbij speculanten, grote bedrijven en rijke buitenlanders grote stukken land inpikken.

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    Arms Sales, Debt and Corruption

    22 April 2013
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    A recent report entitled Guns, Debt and Corruption: Military Spending and the EU Crisis, authored by Frank Slijper, hones in on one sector where [...] corruption is endemic.

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    Climate change, energy security and arms trade

    25 April 2013
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    While it is increasingly clear that climate change is an irreversible processes that will hit people and the environment hard, the defence industry sees new profit opportunities.

     
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    ¿Negocio para quiénes?

    03 May 2013
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    Cuestionan en Uruguay tratados comerciales que son “cheques en blanco” para las corporaciones.

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    What Is the Future of British Heroin Addiction?

    06 May 2013
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    However, Martin Jelsma – a political scientist who specialises in international drug trade at the Transnational Institute – is not so sure there's such a cut-and-dry, supply-and-demand explanation.

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    The Growing Importance of Africa to China

    07 May 2013
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    Currently Africa, and primarily the countries of Angola, Nigeria, and the Sudan, provides 25% of China’s petroleum imports.

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    No es una crisis, son muchas

    M. Gómez
    08 May 2013
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    Susan George y Carlos Taibo dibujan un mundo al borde del colapso, que solo será posible amortiguar a través de la creación de "espacios de autonomía" que permitan cambiar las reglas del juego.

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    Daniel Chávez en Cátedra Rodrigo Carazo

    03 April 2013
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    En el marco de la Cátedra Rodrigo Carazo Odio, el Dr. Daniel Chávez, investigador del Transnational Institute de Ámsterdam (TNI) planteó algunas alternativas ante la conformación de monopolios, el aumento de tarifas y la exclusión social que ha provocado la privatización de los servicios públicos en algunos países de América Latina.

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    Ethnic minority land rights next hurdle for Myanmar peace

    13 May 2013
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    The general public and Myanmar’s mainstream media have little awareness of ethnic concerns, said Yangon-based Tom Kramer from the Transnational Institute (TNI).

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    Ethnic Activists Warn of Surge in Land Grabs After Ceasefires

    14 May 2013
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    About 40 ethnic activist groups are calling on the government, ethnic militias and the international community to address a surge in land-grabbing, as companies move into Burma’s ethnic regions following recent ceasefire agreements.

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    Kachin conflict puts Myanmar reforms to the test

    14 May 2013
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    Struggle in resource-rich state weighs in on new political system. The Kachin conflict is a unique test case, says Tom Kramer, a Myanmar-based analyst with the Transnational Institute.

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    Denuncian millonario cobro de árbitro de Chevron contra Ecuador

    20 May 2013
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    El árbitro que presidió el caso de Chevron-Texaco en contra de Ecuador cobró cerca un millón de dólares, denunció hoy la agencia Andes citando el informe de Cecilia Olivet "Cuando la injusticia es un negocio".

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    Ceasefires facilitating land grabs: Think tank

    10 June 2013
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    A briefing paper jointly published earlier this month by the Netherlands-based think tank groups has asserted that new ceasefires that have been signed since 2011 have further facilitated land grabbing in conflict-affected areas where large development projects in resource-rich ethnic regions have already taken place.

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    Ricardo Vargas sobre drogas sintéticas en América

    12 July 2013
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    Ricardo Vargas, profesor e investigador Asociado de Transnational Institute – Acción Andina Colombia, explicó el informe donde se anunció el aumento de consumo de drogas sintéticas en América.

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    Elaboran completo informe sobre el acaparamiento global de tierras

    12 July 2013
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    Al nivel global, se estima que al menos 50 millones de hectáreas –equivalente a la superficie de toda España? podrían haber cambiado de propietario en los últimos años; Intermón Oxfam elevan esta cifra hasta 227 millones de hectáreas.

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    The KNU land policy to go to the Burma government

    S'Phan Shaung (KIC)
    30 July 2013
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    In an effort to protect lands that were confiscated or stolen for recent development projects and business development in Karen State, the Karen National Union is working on a land policy that will then be proposed to the Burma government.

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    Legalization of marijuana seeks to protect teens and minor addicts from addiction

    01 August 2013
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    Uruguay's House of Representatives has passed a bill to legalize marijuana by 50 of the 96 MPs following 13 hours of tough debates.

  20. Uruguay poised to legalize marijuana: Is this the right way forward?

    02 August 2013
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    'It is "definitely not the same as liberalising the market." This," he continued, "is a very strictly controlled regulation model, it doesn't increase access to cannabis, but instead restricts it."

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