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April 21, 2007

Dear Readers,

In Mexico, during the 2006 mobilizations that gave birth to the Peoples' Popular
Assembly of Oaxaca (APPO in its Spanish initials) the people's occupation of
several mass media transmission facitilies was crucial in their fight to end
Governor Ulises Ruiz's savage rule. Their actions were an exercise in citizen's
sovereignty that allowed everyone's voices to be heard.

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Medios Comunitarios Venezolanos Clarifican Su Rechazo a RCTV

15 de abril del 2007

Medios comunitariosy organizaciones sociales del mundo respaldamos la
democratización del espectro radioeléctrico en Venezuela.

El espectro radioeléctrico es un bien de dominio e interés público, por
donde la humanidad puede comunicarse usando las herramientas de las
telecomunicaciones. Sin embargo, a lo largo de la historia de la mayoría de
nuestros países, ha sido ocupado por empresas privadas, pertencientes a

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Venezuela dice adiós al BM

Cancelada deuda con el Banco Mundial
Venezuela dice adiós al BM

ViVe/RNV
14 de abril de 2007

http://www.vive.gob.ve/inf_art.php?id_not=3986&id_s=6&id_ss=1

"Con este último pago (al Banco Mundial), esa deuda que era en 1998 de casi 3 mil millones de dólares, les puedo decir hoy que no tenemos ni un centavo de deuda ni con el Fondo Monetario Internacional, ni con el Banco Mundial".

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Chávez: goodbye IMF, WB

CARACAS — Venezuela said yesterday it has paid off its debts to the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank and is cutting ties to the two institutions, which the government of President Hugo Chávez accuses of perpetuating poverty and economic ills.

Caracas pays off multilateral loans, severs ties. “We are closing a historic cycle of indebtedness.”
CARACAS — Venezuela said yesterday it has paid off its debts to the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank and is cutting ties to the two institutions, which the government of President Hugo Chávez accuses of perpetuating poverty and economic ills.

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The Machete: The struggle for people's power.

TRAILER: "el machete: la lucha por el poder popular"
http://elenemigocomun.net/878

Oaxaca 2007. Documentation of some of the indigenous women and youth
participating in digital video workshops through the auspices of
proyecto autogestion and CODEP, Comite de defensa de los Derechos del Pueblo.

These are fotos of some of the camera-persons involved in proyecto
autogestion’s debut film project: “el machete: la lucha por el

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Anmcla asume el empoderamiento comunicacional de los Medios Alternativos, las Comunidades y los Sectores Populares

Panared - (impresos)
Distrito Capital - 12-03-2007
Autor: ANA/ANMCLA

Además de los cursos nacionales están los que se dan en cada región del país

Anmcla Asume el Tercer Motor, Dándole Herramientas de Empoderamiento Comunicacional a los Medios Alternativos, las Comunidades y los Sectores Populares

La Asociación Nacional de Medios Comunitarios Libres y Alternativos Anmcla, inicia un ciclo de formación a nivel nacional que se mantendrá durante todo al año. A través del mismo espera darle las herramientas necesarias a los medios alternativos y comunitarios, junto a las comunidades donde estos medios hacen vida , para avanzar en el proceso de socialización de la comunicación y del espacio radioeléctrico.

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OLIN Study Group

This Monday, March 12, from 6 to 8 pm at In Other Words Women's Books and Resources
8 NE Killingsworth St, Portland, OR 97211 www.inotherwords.org

MARCH 2006 DISCUSSION ARTICLE: Liberty, Justice, Autonomy: Building a
Magonista Reality.

Visit our myspace site for more CIPO-RFM and Magonista background reading:
http://www.myspace.com/sinfronteras_olin

[Olin disclaimer: We offer the readings here because we collectively feel

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Between the carrot and the club: Bush's policy towards Latin America

original en español abajo/original in Spanish below

translated by Daniel Denvir (daniel.denvir@gmail.com) from http://www.rebelion.org/noticia.php?id=47706

An interview with Roger Burbach , Unitedstatesian, historian and analyst of Latin American studies

Between the carrot and the club: Bush's policy towards Latin America

by Sally Burch
Alai-amlatina

George W. Bush's next visit to Latin America, from March 8 to 14, is considered by many commentators to be a late attempt to mend relations with a region that has been left off the list of the administration's recent priorities and has slipped from its grasp. At the same time, the recent change to a Democratic majority in both houses of the United States Congress is raising questions about thepossibility of changes in policy towards the region.

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Cicatriz de la Memoria

ENGLISH BELOW---DISTRIBUTE WIDELY

El Cine Club de PCASC, CISPES Portland, HITN-TV y El Museo de la Palabra
y la Imagen de El Salvador (MUPI) los invitan a ver

“1932, cicatriz de la memoria"

Jueves 1 de Marzo, 6-8 pm

Liberty Hall (311 N. Ivy St. Portland)

para mas información, llamen al 503-236-7916 o email info@pcasc.net

Documental y diálogo simulcast en el nivel nacional.

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Venezuelan Labor Struggle

A film about the struggle of the workers in Maracay threatened by a
technical strike. They take control of the factory and ask for its
nationalization by Chavez.

http://radiolibrenegroprimero1011fm.blogspot.com/2007/01/sanitarios-de-maracay-en-lucha.html

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Una pelicula sobre la lucha de los trabajadores de Maracay amenazados
de paro tecnico. Toman el control de la empresa y piden la

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The media's job is to interest the public in the public interest. -John Dewey