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Title: Amazon Multimodal Axis of the IIRSA:The Pasto-Macoa Highway

URL: http://www.abyayalacolectivo.com/web/compartir/noticia/eje-multimodal-amazonas-de-la-iirsa--la-carretera-pasto-mocoa

Collection: LA ENERGAIA: Energy Policy, Regulation and Dialog in Latin America

Description: This report examines the Pasto-Macoa Highway Project, an infrastructure project of the Initiative for the Integration of the Regional Infrastructure of South America (IIRSA). The project proposes to construct a highway from Pasto to Macoa within Colombia as part of the eventual construction of a transcontinental highway, from Tumaco, Colombia to Belem, Brazil, thereby providing a road linking the Pacific to the Atlantic. The article looks at issues surrounding this project, including the potential impact on indigenous communities. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Indigenous Megaproject Amazon Colombia Environment Brazil Peru Ecuador Road Highway Transportation Initiative for the Integration of the Regional Infrastructure of South America (IIRSA),  Infrastructure ,  Forest Communication Reserve Protected Area Development

Title: Brazilian Sub-Imperialism in Bolivia and Latin America

URL: http://www.abyayalacolectivo.com/web/compartir/noticia/subimperialismo-brasile-o-en-bolivia-y-am-rica-latina

Collection: LA ENERGAIA: Energy Policy, Regulation and Dialog in Latin America

Description: This article by Mathias Luce, a Professor of International Political Economy in Brazil, discusses the growing dominance of Brazilian mining, energy, and oil companies within South America. The author views Brazil as a rising sub-imperialist power and briefly examines how it came to be so. He also looks at the changing power dynamics within South America, linked to global processes, and explores what this will mean for the region. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Natural Gas Indigenous Biomass Oil Mines Hydroelectric Bolivia Paraguay Biofuel Mineral Mining Brazil Peru Petrobras,  Infrastructure ,  Soybean Capital Ownership Foreign Investment Development Vale Votorantim Odebrecht Gerdau Friboi Ecuador Initiative for the Integration of the Regional Infrastructure of South America (IIRSA) Integration Mercosur UNASUR Venezuela

Title: Defense of Uncontacted Tribes in South America

URL: http://www.bolpress.com/art.php?Cod=2011030901

Collection: LA ENERGAIA: Energy Policy, Regulation and Dialog in Latin America

Description: This article discusses a new campaign that has been organized in defense of indigenous groups living in voluntary isolation ("uncontacted") in the South American Amazon. In January 2011, an Open Letter was sent to the governments of Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru and Venezuela by Brazilian anthropologist Sydney Possuelo with the support of the Bolivia-based Forum on Environment and Development (FOBOMADE) and the Madidi Expedition, along with the signatures of 900 individuals. The letter was asking governments of the region to establish measures to protect the biological integrity and economic, social and cultural rights of these populations who are facing increasing pressure from oil, mining, hydroelectric, and other energy-related interests. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Indigenous Oil Mines Hydroelectric Bolivia Paraguay NGO Mineral Amazon Colombia Mining Brazil Peru South America Ecuador Venezuela Convention 169 Conservation United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Republic Act 3760,  Infrastructure ,  Lobbying Advocacy Policy

Title: IIRSA: The Two Faces of South American Integration

URL: http://www.abyayalacolectivo.com/web/compartir/noticia/iirsa-el-doble-rostro-de-la-integracion-sudamericana

Collection: LA ENERGAIA: Energy Policy, Regulation and Dialog in Latin America

Description: This article discusses the infrastructure projects proposed by the Initiative for South American Regional Integration (IIRSA). The Andean Coordinator of Indigenous Organizations (IOTC) has expressed concerns regarding the development and implementation of these projects and the social and environmental impacts these projects could have on indigenous communities in the region. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Indigenous Biomass Oil Mines Hydroelectric Pipeline Power Bolivia Argentina Megaproject Biofuel Agreement Mineral Colombia Environment Mining Chile Peru Andean Coordinator of Indigenous Organizations (IOTC) Initiative for South American Regional Integration (IIRSA) Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) Consultation,  Infrastructure ,  Soybean Water Biodiversity Policy Impact Forest National Route 14 Garabi Hydroelectric Paraguay-Parana Project Northwest Pipeline Project (GNEA) Ecuador

Title: Megaprojects:The Indigenous of Colombia in the Orinoco

URL: http://www.abyayalacolectivo.com/web/compartir/noticia/megaproyectos--a-la-caza-del-indigena-colombiano-en-la-orinoquia--sergio-de-castro-sanchez

Collection: LA ENERGAIA: Energy Policy, Regulation and Dialog in Latin America

Description: This article discusses the Recovery of the Meta River Project, an infrastructure project developed through the Initiative for Integration of Regional Infrastructure in South America (IIRSA). The project aims to transform the Meta River - a major river located in the Orinoco Basin of Colombia and Venezuela - into a permanent waterway for shipping that serves to integrate the region. The article also looks at how this project relates to another project in the works, The Revival of the Orinoco Project. Throughout the article, the author highlights how these projects could potentially impact indigenous communities in the region, with a particular focus on the Caño Owl Reserve, located in Colombia. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Indigenous Biomass Oil Megaproject Ecology Biofuel Agreement Biodiesel Colombia Environment Carbon Emissions Bioethanol,  Infrastructure ,  Transportation Venezuela Water River Recovery of the Meta River Project Revival of the Orinoco Project Regional Integration Policy Palm Sugarcane Coca Conservation Protected Area Reserve Forest Initiative for Integration of Regional Infrastructure of South America (IIRSA)

Title: Rivers for Life: Building Social and Environmental Proposals

URL: http://www.abyayalacolectivo.com/web/compartir/noticia/iirsa--la-amenaza-del-proyecto-de-hidrovia-industrial-sobre-los-rios-paraguay-parana

Collection: LA ENERGAIA: Energy Policy, Regulation and Dialog in Latin America

Description: This report focuses on the proposed Project of the Paraguay-Paraná, a strategy to use the Paraguay and Parana Rivers for the transport of soy, iron, and fuel. The Intergovernmental Committee of the Waterway (CIH) - which includes the governments of Bolivia, Uruguay, Paraguay, Argentina, and Brazil - hopes to lower the cost of transport of these goods through the use of waterway transportation. This report looks at the impact such a strategy will have on the local environment and local communities. Report in Spanish. 20 pages.

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Subject:   Power Bolivia Argentina Paraguay Fossil Fuel Environment Brazil Uruguay Intergovernmental Committee of the Waterway (CIH) Impact Soy Iron Water Transportation,  Infrastructure ,  Fuel River Paraguay River Parana River Project of the Paraguay-Paraná

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