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Meanwhile at at the World Social Forum in Brazil: 15 Minutes on Latin America

Friday, January 30th, 2009
Paraguay's Fernando Lugo, Bolivia's Evo Morales, Brazil's Lula, Ecuador's Rafael Correa, & Venezuela's Hugo Chavez

Paraguay's Fernando Lugo, Bolivia's Evo Morales, Brazil's Lula, Ecuador's Rafael Correa, & Venezuela's Hugo Chavez

In today’s podcast at 11AM Eastern: While the Chinese celebrate the Year of the Ox and business leaders meet in Davos at the World Economic Forum, Latin American leaders attend the World Social Forum in Benem, Brazil. What are they talking about? How does it affect US policy?

Here are some of the headlines:
Brazil holds ‘alternative Davos’

Lula shuns Davos, opting to stay in Brazil Lula’s Contradictions

Latam leaders join Brazil forum
Latin American leaders berate U.S. for crisis but World’s leftists agree it’s hard to hate Obama

South American leaders join anti-Davos forum
Noticials 24’s article shows the panel on “Popular Integration in Our America” featuring Lugo, Correa, Chavez, Lula and Morales.

Photos: Presidentes dicen que “otro mundo es posible” y necesario

Chavez tells Obama to give Guantanamo back to Cuba

Human Banner Formed to Defend Amazon Rainforest

And of course, no World Social Forum would be complete without Chavez, Correa and Che’s daughter singing a song to Che Guevara:


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by noticias24

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