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  1. Impacts of investment arbitration against Latin America and the Caribbean

    • Cecilia Olivet, Bettina Müller, Luciana Ghiotto
    11 ဒီဇင်ဘာလ အသုံးပြု စကားစု - လအမည် အပြည့်အစုံ 2017
    Report

    How fair is the investment arbitration system in Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries? Are investor-state disputes balanced between national and corporate interests? LAC countries are among the most affected by the investment arbitration system, representing 28.6% of all known investor-state disputes around the world. In particular, Argentina, Venezuela, Mexico, Ecuador, Bolivia and Peru account for 77.3% of the total number of claims against LAC countries. Analysis shows that the system so far heavily favours corporate interests. Investors have won in 70% of the cases brought against LAC countries. As a result, LAC States have already had to pay foreign companies 20.6 billion USD, which could cover Bolivia’s budget for health and education for four whole years.

  2. President Maduro of Venezuela

    The implosion of Venezuela's rentier state

    • Edgardo Lander
    07 စက်တင်ဘာလ 2016
    Paper

    The current crisis of the Bolivarian project is due to its failure to question the rentier petro-state model. Far from accepting that an alternative to capitalism necessarily had to be a departure from the destructive development model of unlimited growth, the government of President Chávez intensified it to extremes unknown in the country’s previous history.

  3. Latin America Informal Drug Policy Dialogue, San Juan

    21 စက်တင်ဘာလ 2015
    Report

    Focusing on the Caribbean region, the thirteenth Informal Drug Policy Dialogue in Latin America, was held in San Juan, Puerto Rico, from 23-25 April 2015.
     

  4. Rethinking Corporatization and Public Services in the Global South

    16 မတ်လ 2015
    Book

    After three decades of privatization and anti-state rhetoric, government ownership and public management are back in vogue.

  5. Fixing a broken system

    • Juan Carlos Garzón Vergara
    30 ဒီဇင်ဘာလ အသုံးပြု စကားစု - လအမည် အပြည့်အစုံ 2014
    Report

    Despite efforts by governments in Latin America, illicit drugs continue to provide one of the largest incomes for criminal organizations, enabling them to penetrate and corrupt political and social institutions.

  6. A breakthrough in the making?

    • Martin Jelsma, Pien Metaal
    13 ဇူလိုင်လ 2012
    Policy briefing

    There is an undeniable regional trend of moving away from the ‘war on drugs’ in Latin America. This briefing ex­plains the background, summa­rises the state of on­going drug law reforms, and makes recommendations to move the debate forward.

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    Financial Governance Beyond the Crisis

    • Interview by Sofia T. Jarrin
    10 အောက်တိုဘာလ 2011
    Paper

    Dr. Pedro Paez talks about the creation of a new financial architecture in Latin America, based on principles of redistribution, environmental sustainability and social cohesion rather than market principles that dominated the old architecture.

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    Global Inequalities, Alternative Regionalism and the Future of Socialism

    • Tom Reifer
    30 သြဂုတ်လ 2011
    Paper

    This paper examines global inequalities and the future of capitalism and socialism through an investigation of the oligarchic wealth on which the current global order is based and also looks at growing challenges to these social foundations of the present global system.

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    The Second Conquest: The EU Free Trade Agreement with Colombia and Peru

    • Thomas Fritz
    20 အောက်တိုဘာလ 2010
    Report

    The neoliberal FTAs pursued by the EU with Colombia and Peru threaten to exacerbate human rights abuses - which include killings of trade unionists, forced expropriations of indigenous people from land, and environmental destruction - for the sake of corporate profit.

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    The European Union: promoter of regional integration in Latin America?

    • Alberto Arroyo Picard, Graciela Rodríguez, Norma Castañeda Bustamante
    13 ဧပြီလ 2009
    Report
    An examination of the contrast between the EU‘s professed aims for supporting regional integration in Latin America with the actual experiences of the different regions in LA with which the EU is seeking to sign Association Agreements.
  11. Changing the flow

    31 မတ်လ 2009
    Report

    Twelve brief interviews with water activists from Latin America as well as declarations from a historic gathering in Cochabamba, Bolivia, in August, 2008

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    The New Latin American Left

    • Patrick Barrett, Daniel Chavez, César Rodríguez-Garavito (Editors)
    09 အောက်တိုဘာလ 2008
    Book

    A comprehensive study of the wide variety of leftist governments, parties and movements in the region, including Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Uruguay and Venezuela

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    Transnational Corporations on Trial

    • Wolfgang Kaleck, Miriam Saage-Maaß
    08 အောက်တိုဘာလ 2008
    Report

    This study analyses existing legal means of holding European transnational companies liable for extraterritorial human rights violations. The authors examine four representative legal cases against European companies in Latin America that revolve around problems typical in the region.

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    Smokeable cocaine and crack in Brazil

    • Tom Blickman
    02 အောက်တိုဘာလ 2006
    Paper

    In Brazil, the first large crack consumption market appeared at the end of the 1980s in São Paulo and expanded during the 1990s reaching its peak halfway the decade. Crack use spread to other regions in Brazil during the 1990s, in particular to youngsters from low-income population in urban areas. A 2002 survey among young street dwellers in all the state capitals revealed that crack had spread to 22 states.

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    The Latin American Left

    • Beatriz Stolowicz
    19 ဇန်နဝါရီလ 2004

    The Latin American left today is seemingly much stronger than it was half a decade ago, but not yet strong enough for the challenges that lie ahead.