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Published Aug. 16, 2012 4:28 PM

South America is an example that it is possible to overcome international crises without a social disaster. The only thing that is needed is political will, writes Heidi Lundeberg, leader of The Norwegian Solidarity Committee for Latin America (LAG),  in this article in Aftenposten on 15 August.

Published July 5, 2012 2:02 PM

Article (in Norwegian) from Bergens Tidende 28 June  by Camila Gianella, researcher at Chr Michelsen Institute, about the population in Espinar in Peru fighting an intense battle against the mining company Xstrata. Several protesters have been killed in violent clashes with police. The Norwegian Government Pension Fund has invested in Xstrata.

Published June 11, 2012 2:18 PM

Pentecostals often points out Guatemala as an example of the miracles God works, writes Gina Lende, researcher at PRIO and Menighetsfakultetet, in an article in Stavanger Aftenblad  29 May.

Published June 4, 2012 3:22 PM

Rather than attacking Argentina for renationalizing petroleum companies, Spain should take lessons from the country's crisis management, argues Johannes Nymark in this article in Klassekampen 26 May.

Published Apr. 16, 2012 9:30 PM

Hans Egil Offerdal and Benedicte Bull on the work of the Mexican philosopher Enrique Dussel in an article in Bergens Tidende 16 April 2012.

Published Feb. 27, 2012 4:01 PM

Torkjell Leira comments an article in Morgenbladet, arguing that indigenous peoples and the environment pay the price for Brazil's economic progress.

Published Feb. 6, 2012 3:13 PM

Johannes Nymark writes abouth the long history and recent actuality of the Argentinian-British conflict over the Falkland Islands in an article published in Klassekampen 2 February 2012 - page 1 , page 2 .

Published Jan. 16, 2012 3:15 PM

The discrimination against Haitians in the Dominican Republic, and the work of Sonia Pierre, is the topic of this article by Jørgen Yri, NTNU, published in Adresseavisen.

Published Oct. 11, 2011 8:50 AM

The reactions in Bolivia are strong after a violent police action against indigenous demonstrators, state Cecilie Hirsch, PHD fellow at the Centre for Development and the Environment, University of Oslo / Noragric, Norwegian University of Life Sciences (UMB) and John-Andrew McNeish Associate Professor at Noragric, UMB in this article published in Klassekampen.

Published Sep. 1, 2011 10:32 AM

There is a lot to learn from the students' and pupils' fight against the Chilean education system, writes Benedicte Bull from the University of Oslo in this article pblished in Klassekampen.

Published Sep. 1, 2011 8:42 AM

With a focus on solving the Cubans daily poeocupations, president Raúl Castro has proven to be more pragmatic than his brother Fidel, write Hans Jacob Ohlidieck and Even Underlid from the University of Bergen in this article in Bergens Tidende.

Published May 11, 2011 1:51 PM

It is unacceptable that Oslo Freedom Forum has invited CELTYV to this year's event, an Argentine organization which claims to work for the victims of terrorism from the political left, but which  in reality intends to rewrite the brutal history of the dictatorship, write Benedicte Bull and Johannes Nymark in this article (in Norwegian) in Dagbladet 11 May 2012.

Published Jan. 28, 2011 4:36 PM

"What has been termed the “worst natural disaster in Brazil for decades” is, at closer scrutiny, more manmade than ‘natural’. In the rather successful state of Brazil, several city areas resemble failed states", writes Einar Braathen in an article on The NIBR International Blog, posted on 24 january 2011.