• Venezuelans march to support their govt

    Venezuelans march to support their govt

    January 30, 2003

    Half a million Venezuelans converged on the capital city, Caracas, Jan. 23 to support the democratically elected government of President Hugo Chavez, and to protest a shutdown declared Dec. 2 by a business-led coalition. “Chavez won’t...

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  • Mexico sues U.S. in World Court

    Mexico sues U.S. in World Court

    January 30, 2003

    Mexico filed suit in the World Court of International Justice in the Hague against the United States, Jan. 21, for violating international law and the human rights of Mexican citizens in this country. Mexican citizens are...

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  • NAFTA: good for who?

    NAFTA: good for who?

    January 24, 2003

    While celebrations were being held in Washington on the successes of the North American Free Trade Agreement’s first ten years by the business elites and the ex-presidents of Mexico, the United States and Canada who signed...

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  • Remarkable initiatives in Brazil

    Remarkable initiatives in Brazil

    January 23, 2003 By Susan Webb

    Opinion It will not be easy to reform Brazil, due to the problems the new government has inherited. Lula and his team will face deteriorated economic and social circumstances that have their own dynamic, limiting the...

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  • International notes

    International notes

    January 23, 2003 By Evelina Alarcon

    Europe: Dock strike hits ports / South Africa: Campaign vs. AIDS discrimination / Colombia: Gov’t raids union offices / South Korea: Metal workers protest anti-labor repression / El Salvador: Protest health care privatization

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