Monday, August 25, 2008

Links but no Update for August 24, 2008

[Due to other commitments, we are unable to send out an Update this week. We'll be back next week. Below are links to stories from other sources.]

Dispatch From Paraguay: Hope Reigns at Dawn of Fernando Lugo Presidency

Paraguay: former slave becomes indigenous affairs minister

Bolivian Government Condemns Opposition Strike

What did Bolivian Society Say Through the Recall Referendum?

Democracy and Conflict: Bolivia's Constituent Assembly, Federal Government, and Departmental Autonomy Statutes

Bolivia: opposition strike shuts down five departments

Bolivia: Evo sends army to oil installations

Peru: Conflict Grows, Government Slumps

Peru: indigenous uprising claims victory —for now

Venezuela: Land Reform Conflict Arises Around Strategic Water Source

Working Hard, Drinking Hard: On Violence and Survival in Honduras

Guatemala: SalvaVidas Purified Water Union Suffers Threats and Injustice

Deadly attacks on police across Mexico

Inter-American Court Focuses on Forced Disappearances

An Introduction to Regional Financial Institutions in Latin America

Should Obama, If Elected, Make a Clean Break With Bush's Latin America Policy?

Would There Be Change in Obama's Americas Policy?

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