NotiSur - South American Political and Economic Affairs

Online news digest covering political, economic and social issues in South America. Published by the Latin American Data Base at the University of New Mexico.

Articles from January 29

Peru: Report Blames Amazonian Indians for Violence
By Elsa Chanduvi Jana The report on the violence in the northeastern city of Bagua on June 5, 2009, which left 10 Indians and 23 police dead (see NotiSur, 2009-07-24), has succeeded only in angering the Amazonian peoples, who feel insulted. The...
Region: Troubling Signs for Political, Economic Future
By Andres Gaudin At first glance, the wave of elections in South America in 2009 would indicate the consolidation of a democratic system despite multiple bilateral conflicts and the freezing of the integration process in South America, a region...