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· February, 2012

Stories about Panama from February, 2012

17 February 2012

Video Highlights: Video Advocacy and Recent Events

A selection of Global Voices' recent and interesting stories on video advocacy including indigenous rights and recent news from Latin America, East Asia and Sub Saharan Africa selected by Juliana...

12 February 2012

Panama: The Indigenous Leader Who Took on the Government

Amidst Panama's current crisis is a woman who has emerged as the standard bearer of the indigenous struggle: Silvia Carrera who, after being the first woman elected to the position...

9 February 2012

Panama: Government and Indigenous Peoples Reach Agreement After Clashes Over Mining

The anti-mining protest which had paralysed the country for five days was violently suppressed by the national police, provoking serious confrontations with the indigenous people. Finally, on Tuesday, February 7,...

6 February 2012

Panama: Indigenous Mining Protest Blocks Pan-American Highway

Indigenous tribes of Ngäbes Buglé in Panama have closed the Pan-American Highway to demand that the government fulfills what was agreed upon in the negotiations regarding mining in the area....