World Video | Defence | Foreign Affairs | Natural Events | Trade | NZ in World News | NZ National News Video | NZ Regional News | Search

 

Big Hopes for CELAC, but Little Outcome (At Least for Now)

Big Hopes for CELAC, but Little Outcome (At Least for Now)
The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) held its first summit last week. Will this new coalition make progress in areas the OAS has not?

This analysis was prepared by COHA Research Associate Andrea Mares.
To read the full analysis, click here.Brasil, Chile y Bolivia: El endeble equilibrio económico-ambiental

Los programas desarrollados en Bolivia, Brasil, y Chile para mejorar la infraestructura han sido recibidos con fuerte resistencia por parte de las poblaciones indigenas. Este conflicto nos lleva a cuestionar el compromiso entre preservar el medio ambiente y el desarrollo urbano.

This analysis was prepared by COHA Research Associate Sara Bruziches.
To read the full article, click here.
________________________________________

COHA Recommends
Did Hugo Chavez Derail CELAC Summit?
by Guest Blogger James Bosworth
Christian Science Monitor
James Bosworth is a freelance writer and consultant working on Latin American politics, security, economics, and technology issues. He mainly writes for his blog, Bloggings by Boz, but also writes frequently as a Guest Blogger for the Christian Science Monitor. Mr. Bosworth is based in Managua, Nicaragua, but currently lives in Arlington, Virginia.

Wednesday December 7th, 2011 | Research Memorandum 11.3
________________________________________
The Council on Hemispheric Affairs, founded in 1975, is an independent, non-profit, non-partisan, tax-exempt research and information organization. It has been described on the Senate floor as being "one of the nation's most respected bodies of scholars and policy makers." For more information, please see our web page at www.coha.org

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
World Headlines

 



Save The Children: Ukraine: 21 Children Killed Or Injured In Horrific Week Of Violence

At least 21 children have been killed or injured in just a week in an uptick of violence across Ukraine, Save the Children said today... More>>


UN: Visionary ‘Blue Transformation’ Strategy To Enhance Underwater Food Systems

Record levels of fisheries and aquaculture production are making a critical contribution to global food security, the UN Ocean Conference under way in Lisbon, Portugal, heard on Wednesday...
More>>
Abu Akleh Shooting: Fatal Shot Came From Israeli Forces, Says OHCHR
Israeli forces were behind the fatal shooting of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh in the West Bank - not indiscriminate Palestinian firing - the UN human rights office, OHCHR, alleged on Friday... More>>



UN Ocean Conference: Opens With Call For Urgent Action To Tackle Ocean Emergency
With climate change, biodiversity loss and pollution exacting a devastating toll on the world’s ocean — critical to food security, economic growth and the environment... More>>

World Vision: Deeply Concerned For Thousands Affected By Afghanistan Quake
World Vision is deeply concerned about the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Afghanistan in the wake of a powerful earthquake in the early hours of this morning... More>>



Malaysia: UN Experts Welcome Announcement To Abolish Mandatory Death Penalty

UN human rights experts* today commended an announcement made by the Malaysian government that it will abolish the country’s mandatory death penalty and encouraged Parliament to take concrete steps to pass the agreement into law... More>>