Rio Tinto Alcan in Talks with Paraguay Coup Government | The Media Co-op

Paraguay’s major newspaper is reporting today that the government of Paraguay–which came to power after a coup on June 22–has agreed to resume negotiations with Montreal-based Rio Tinto Alcan for a $4 billion aluminum plant.

The announcement follows a coup that led to the deposition of President Fernando Lugo, who was replaced by Federico Franco, head of the right-wing Paraguayan Liberal Party. Corporate media have called the coup a “lightning-quick impeachment,” but Lugo himself has said his removal constitutes an “institutional coup.” He was deposed after a rapid political trial which took place over a total of 32 hours.

via Rio Tinto Alcan in Talks with Paraguay Coup Government | The Media Co-op.

About these ads

One comment

  1. nonviolentconflict · ·

    Reblogged this on NonviolentConflict.

Beastrabban\'s Weblog

Just another WordPress.com weblog

NYC Anarchist Black Cross

Free all U.S.-held political prisoners and prisoners of war!

#OpPenPal

until they are all free

GOP Quotes

In Their Own Words

Vox Political

Politics and discussion from the Heart of Wales

A Pseudo-Ottoman Blog: Occasional Musings

-- A Pseudo-Ottoman Blog: Occasional Musings --

CaptivatingNews

CaptivatingNews.com Views, insights, opinions and commentary on the news.

RED POWER MEDIA

INDIGENOUS

Anti Social Media

"Et s'il faut commencer par les coups d' pied au cul faudrait pas oublier qu' ça descend dans la rue"

La Maga de Barrios

Muxer en resistencia

Dogma and Geopolitics

When we blindly adopt a religion, a political system, a literary dogma, we become automatons. We cease to grow. ~Anais Nin

Pride's Purge

an irreverent look at UK politics

Philly Antifa

This blog is for all things Antifascist and is centered around Philadelphia, PA

El Pueblo Mapuche en Chile

Mapuche Indigenous in Chile

newritings

theorising practice

Just Sayin'

“Anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that 'my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.'” -- Isaac Asimov

The Skeptical Teacher

Musings of a science teacher & skeptic in an age of woo.

Uprootedpalestinians's Blog

Palestinians are at the heart of the conflict in the M.E Palestinians uprooted by force of arms.. Yet faced immense difficulties have survived, kept alive their history and culture, passed keys of family homes in occupied Palestine from one generation to the next.

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 5,993 other followers