Pizza and coke (coca-cola) have become an important part of the diets of young people, and this has resulted in a scramble to control the drug trade in Latin America. The drugs come from Columbia, Peru, Bolivia and other countries and are sent to various ports throughout Europe, where they are then cut, ground and measured into various quantities.
The hunger strike by four Mapuche activists, condemned to prison terms of ten years following an accusation of arson, has reached forty days. The four stopped taking food on March 13 to denounce the conduct of Chilean authorities, who are applying Pinochet-era laws against terrorism.
In Brazil health care for the indigenous population is undergoing a crisis and it is mainly the children who are getting sick and dying, according to the Survival organisation which bases its facts on information gleaned from indigenous groups.
The government of the Emirates takes the censor’s knife to Syriana—as an exhibit of slave labor
The 28th of April marked the deadline of the ultimatum which the International Agency for Atomic Energy has imposed on Iran for suspension of uranium enrichment. The government of Teheran has already let it be known that it will not stop its nuclear programme.