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UNASUR Members to Meet in Lima over Paraguayan Situation

Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa announced today that the heads of State of the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) will meet in Lima on Wednesday, June 27, to discuss the Paraguayan situation following the recent coup d’ etat in that South American nation.»

Brazil to Defend Development Model in Rio +20

Brazil will defend its successes in sustainable development in the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), achievements reached thanks to the strategies of the government, asserted President Dilma Rousseff.»

Social Movements Urge Obama to Free the Five

Social movements participating in the People’s Summit in Rio de Janeiro urged U.S. President Barack Obama, to honor his status as Nobel Peace Prize laureate and free the five Cubans unjustly imprisoned in the United States since 1998.»

Summit of the Peoples Opens in Rio de Janeiro

The Peoples´ Summit, a meeting running parallel to the Rio-plus-20 UN Sustainable Development Conference kicked off Friday in Rio de Janeiro as a scenario where social movements will denounce that the real causes for environmental, social and economic deterioration have not yet been addressed.»