Monday, March 24, 2014

Links but No Update for March 23, 2014

[There is no Update this week; we'll be back next week. Below are links to stories from other sources.]

A Step Toward Justice in the Long “War on Terror”: Uruguay Offers to Welcome Guantanamo Detainees

Uruguay agrees to take five Guantánamo prisoners

Repsol sells Amazon oil stake (Peru)

Peru: new repression at Conga mine site

Chevron seeks $32 million in Ecuador case

HRW documents mass displacement in Colombia

Displaced and Duty-Free in El Tamarindo, Colombia

Colombian president orders removal of Bogotá mayor

Should the Media Report on Who is Killing Whom In Venezuela, When Death Tolls are Reported?

The Truth about Venezuela: A Revolt of the Well-off, Not a 'Terror Campaign'

OAS Votes Not to “Turn Itself Into a Circus” (Venezuela)

Several More Die in Venezuela’s Disturbances, Opposition Reject Dialogue Call

Venezuela’s Black Market Dollar Plummets on News of New Exchange Rate Mechanism

Native Lines - La Trocha de Platanares (Panama)

A Precarious Victory in El Salvador

Radicalized Right Grasps for Reins of Power in El Salvador

Canadian Aid, Honduran Oil

Honduras: Who Should Really Be On Trial For the Rio Blanco Dam?

Honduras: New Colonel for Operation Xatruch, More of the Same for Lower Aguan?

Ecocide in Guatemala: Call for International Solidarity

Guatemala's ex-prez took bribes from Taiwan

Fashion Faux Pas? Free Trade and Sweatshop Labor in Guatemala

Mexico’s Oil Belongs to Its Citizens, Not the Global 1%

Assault case highlights gender bias in Mexican courts

Michoacán crackdown on narco-mineral nexus (Mexico)

Free Zapatista Textbook Now Available in English (Mexico)

The Zapatistas at 20: Building Autonomous Community (Mexico)

In Southeastern U.S., Poultry and Migration Booms Change the Face of Rural America (US/immigration)

"Bring Them Home" Undocumented Activism: Week One in Otay (US/immigration)

#BringThemHome Campaign Reunites Families at the Border (Photo Essay) (US/immigration)

Why are so many migrants here in the first place? (US/immigration)

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