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IDEX Newsflash – Feb 19, 2010

A collection of breaking news stories about the countries where IDEX works, and the issues we address. GuatemalaWorld Coffee Conference in Guatemala – Barbara Schieber, Guatemala Times, Feb 15, 2010This year’s conference theme is “Coffee for the future: Towards a sustainable coffee sector.” Topics will include environmental and social sustainability. IndiaWhat an Eggplant Uproar Says […]

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IDEX Newsflash – Oct 9, 2009

A collection of breaking news stories about the countries where IDEX works, and the issues we address. GuatemalaAction Alert: Community Leader Murdered by Private Security Guards – October 7, 2009, Upside Down World.orgRevisiting last week’s story on the indigenous community members shot and killed by private security guards from the Guatemalan Nickel Company (a subsidiary […]

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IDEX Newsflash, July 24, 2009

GuatemalaMines Bring no Benefit to Local People – July 24, 2009, Upside Down WorldA new draft law concerning mining in Guatemala continues to favor foreign mining companies despite the nation’s adoption of the International Labor Organization (ILO) Convention 169 in Indigenous and Tribal Peoples. The draft law provides tax breaks to mining companies and does […]

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IDEX Newsflash, June 29, 2009

BangladeshSome 1,000 Rohingyas evicted from makeshift huts 6/29, IRINOver the past two months the local authorities in Cox’s Bazaar District, southeastern Bangladesh, have torn down scores of makeshift huts belonging to an estimated 1,000 Rohingya refugees. Acid Violence in Bangladesh 6/30, The New NationAcid throwing on women and girls are on the rise in Bangladesh. […]

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