Americas Program Special Report Tony Phillips

Climate Change Cause and Effect, An Americas Perspective

20th December 2007 Tony Phillips 0

Americas Program Special ReportClimate Change Cause and Effect, An Americas PerspectiveTony Phillips | December 20, 2007 Americas Program, Center for International Policy (CIP)(formerly) americas.irc-online.org “We, the human race, have substantially altered the earth’s atmosphere. In 2005, the concentration of carbon […]

Borda: A day with the Crazies

30th November 2007 Tony Phillips 0

One Saturday I had the pleasure of being invited to partake in an extraordinary visit. I took some maté and bought cigarettes for the first time in four years. The maté was to help me get over the ill effects […]

Cumbre Paraguay

Asunción Anillo Energético

20th June 2006 Tony Phillips 0

The 28th Mercosur meeting (Mercado Común del Sur) took place in the Paraguayan capital of Asunción, June 20th. Various accords were signed including Latin America’s first poverty eradication and common structural funds agreements. The smiling presidents were also photographed happily […]

Billy Hayes

A question of Royalties

3rd March 2005 Tony Phillips 0

By Latin American standards, Chile is an industrialized nation par excellence. Their exports are on a par with Venezuela’s, ranking a close third to Brazil and Argentina. But, when it comes to the primary industries, like the huge mining industry, […]

A divided Bolivia

A Divided Bolivia

29th January 2005 Tony Phillips 0

The newspapers suggested that “Nothing can stop the Santa Cruz movement.” The peaceful protests in La Paz on the 28th of January and all over the country yesterday suggest otherwise. Pro-government protests like the one in La Paz, are taking […]

A Gentleman’s Insurrection

4th January 2005 Tony Phillips 0

In the remote Peruvian mountain town of Andahuaylas, not far from where I write a strange media revolution has taken place. Don’t get me wrong! This was a real attempt at a coup d’Etat complete with guns, death and violence […]

Medical Emergency in Manuas

20th September 2004 Tony Phillips 0

Manaus, Amazonas; but all was not well in my world. I started to experience what I first thought was severe indigestion. By 4 A.M. back in my not-so-posh hotel my temperature reached 102 degrees Fahrenheit and I relented. Waking my […]

Gian AntEater

Roraima, British Guyana and Chávez in Manaus

15th September 2004 Tony Phillips 0

Manaus had been chosen for this celebration because of its proximity to Venezuela. The Amazon poses a formidable barrier to land transportation in the north of Brazil; it may never be bridged. However one working road, BR-174, connects Manaus with […]