Hemispheric Social Alliance Bulletin Feb 17th, 2009

   1. Indefinite reelection triumphs with 54.36% of the votes in Venezuela   2. Grave humanitarian crisis en indigenous communities in Colombia, and resistance to megaprojects in Honduras and Mexico   3. Latin American Rural Women’s’ Conference in Uruguay   4. Social movements put renegotiation of Canada Free Trade Agreement on agenda of Obama’s visit to Canada   5. Guatemalan Judicial System approves turning over of military documentation in genocide cases   6. Scandal in Spain for “payment” imposed on police for detention of immigrants   7. Director of YPFB detained for corruption   8. "War Lost" declares the Latin American Commission on Drugs and Democracy   9. Report on the Activities of Social Organizations in the parallel Round to the FTAs with Colombia and Peruread more