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Chiapas: Ejidatarios from Chicoasén initiate hunger-strike against Chicoasén II dam-project

Hunger-strike against the construction of the CFE (@Educa)

On 3 November, elder males and females who have been affected by the construction of the Chicoasén II dam in the Chicoasén municipality undertook a hunger-strike to demand the release of their lawyer Arturo Ortega Luna, who was arrested on 21 October. 348 more words

Human Rights

Man, 19, accused in connection with Ferguson-related looting

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) _ A St. Louis County 19-year-old is accused of assisting in the looting that followed a grand jury’s decision a year ago not to indict a Ferguson police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown. 89 more words


Post for the Day: "Ripped from the Headlines!"

The people at the daily post suggested the following prompt of “Ripped from the Headlines!” for us to write about today.  They included two sentences giving us more directions – “Head to your favorite online news source. 295 more words


The destructive way terrorists make money

Terrorists make headlines by destroying ancient sites like Palmyra, in Syria. But there’s an even more sinister endgame, as archaeologist and TED Prize winner Sarah Parcak explains. 921 more words

TED Talks

Ted prize to archaeologist addressing looting

We need the official annoucement for details- such as how do we go from documenting the problem to stopping the looting. NY Times article- so paywall in place.


11.03.15: Import-less

Imports arriving at the port of La Guaira have fallen by 80% this year, according to the head of the Camara de Comercio del Estado Vargas  562 more words

Daily Update

Security (or lack of) on aerodromes WW2

…four boys were caught pilfering from aircraft at a flying school based at RAF Kingstown, Carlisle. The lack of security on this airfield might not have received so much attention if it had not been for an incident six weeks earlier when two escaped German prisoners strolled onto the airfield and made off with a two-seater “Maggie” training airplane. 74 more words