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Erosión y desabastecimiento,
los beneficios del biodiesel
If the current system is committing genocide for money, among its management counts perfectly fits a nuclear war or the extermination of certain ethnic groups. It is exactly at this point where seven years of World Social Forums just stay relating the tragedies of the majorities, but without a concrete action plan. The civilization crisis could be the way out of the capitalist system.
By José Osvaldo Torres / Seinforma Canada Correspondent
WORLD SOCIAL FORUM 2008: “ANOTHER WORLD IS POSSIBLE” -CHAPTER MEXICO
The civilization crisis and the end of the neoliberal model
The Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal (PPT) judged multinational corporations for human rights violation in Colombia
The PPT held a public trial in Bogotá, Colombia against multinational corporations operating in Colombia that engaged in “human rights violations” 1 through connections with violence networks “that are based in State strategies, boosted and promoted by policies under the guise of protecting their investments and ensuring security.” The session was held in the Auditorium León de Greiff of the National University of Colombia, after more than 2 years of trial and having held 6 public hearings, and a preliminary hearing on the Swiss multinational corporation Nestle held in Berna on 2005:
Special Correspondent / Seinforma Canada
DRASTIC REDUCTION OF TEACHERS AND STUDENTS QUOTAS
Educational Colombian plan is a shipwrecked adrift
The reduction of money transfer from the central government to the provinces (2002-2006) made some of the territorial funding problems even worst, and affected the coverage in education in more than 800 municipalities. In 2006, from 11,925,488 children and young people between 5-17 years old that should had been matriculated in elementary and high school, 2,698,738 of them never entered into a educational institution. For 2005, it had caused a loss of coverage for 2,929,030 kids. Thus, in the same period of time, it caused the loss of 1,679,000 educational seats for poor families, and there were 44,000 fewer teachers in 2006 than in 2001.
By Johanna Elizabeth Manrique / Seinforma Canada Correspondent
The Crisis of Water in Central America
Central America is a very rich area of water resources, nevertheless, the abuse and contamination are leading us to the exhaustion of the water we can consume. Around the 80-90% of its population are being supplied with the underground water, because the one placed in the surface has already been used up or contaminated.
By Katya Barrantes/Seinforma Correspondent
Misery equally strikes haitian inmigrants and Dominican poor class population
Unanimously, 100% of those interviewed expressed concern, outrage and disappointment, since the Dominican government does not supply for the health, sanitary nor educational needs of Haitian immigrants, considering it minimally covers these needs for its own subjects.
By Maridalia Maldonado / Seinforma Canada
Seinforma Polls at University of Santo Domingo on sovereignty, discrimination, education, health and employment
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Usury of the Colombian banking system
In 2008, the Colombian financial system earned US$4.2 million*, while savers profits fell 49%.
By: Miguel Gonzalez/Seinforma Correspondent
Migrations: Routes, Dreams and Reality
UN REVEALS TERRIFYING NUMBERS REGARDING FLAGELLUM
Human Trafficking: Crime without Punishment
Even though human trafficking has been included as a crime in legislations, half of the countries do not have an action plan against this crime, condemned by all but punished by few around the world. Central America and the Caribbean: the most permissible.
By: Miguel González / Cultural Editor Seinforma
"I am a survivor"
DUE TO GLOBAL WARMING
Andean Glaciers Will Be
Gone in a Few Years
Only in Peru, all glaciers below 5,500 meters high will be extinguished by the year 2015, and the Venezuelan snow-capped mountains only have about 13 years left.
By Enrique Quispez Herrera/ Seinforma Canada Correspondent
MORE THAN 69,000 VICTIMS DURING THE PERIOD 1980-2000
Violence as a Factor of
Underdevelopment in Peru
Some of the situations that generated the internal armed conflict in Peru during the 80’s and 90’s were the exclusion, the gap between rich and poor, and the State absence, conditions that opened the path to Sendero Luminoso’s terrorist response.
By: Pedro R. M. / Seinforma Canada Correspondent
Historical Frame of the Haitian Migrations
NO to US Military Bases in Colombia
CLOSER TO DISCORD AND FAR AWAY FROM INTEGRATION
Street Fighting in the Barrio Latino
The fever of territorial fights and enmity in Latin-America began soon after the independence of its countries. Troubles became historical disputes that have sadly turned into new arguments. But, are we then talking about belligerent tensions or is it just about unfortunate verbal skims?
By Ligia Arias/Seinforma Correspondent
ALBERTO FUJIMORI’S DAUGHTER WANTS TO RULE IN PERU
A Criminal Dynasty
Some incidents clearly reflects the attachment or the Fujimori family members to power and crime. During Alberto’s first ruling in the early 90’s, the former First Lady Susana Higushi denounces that the president’s brothers were stealing from donations. Further allegations come to light regarding abuse and torture against her. Now, it’s been confirmed that in 1999, Keiko Fujimori got US$327,325 from the sale of her father’s property and withdrew them in 2001.
By John Martínez Gonzales/Seinforma Correspondent
SEINFORMA SPECIAL REPORTS
TWO MILLION LATINO TEENAGE GIRLS BECOME MOTHERS EVERY YEAR
Children Raising Children
Nicaragua is the country with the highest pregnancy index in teenagers and most of these young mothers come from poor or disintegrated homes. In several cases poverty is feminized and forces little girls to sell their bodies to be able to subsist, and in some cases they are even sold by their own parents.
By Kristel Ariel Argüello-Urbina / Seinforrma Correspondent