The Bolivarian Alliance for Our Americas, ALBA, was born 10 years ago as an alternative to neoliberal free trade agreements. Alternative Titles: ALBA, Alianza Bolivariana para los Pueblos de Nuestra América, Alternativa Bolivariana para las Américas, Bolivarian Alliance for the. In the bewildering array of Latin American and Caribbean trade alliances, the left- of-centre Alba group is probably the one that attracts the least attention outside.

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Learn More in these related Britannica articles: Post with no comments. And David Bacon, in his article on the role of Spanish Civil war vets in organizing California farm workers, reminds us that the struggle against racism and in support of human rights cannot be separated from the pursuit of social justice.

Counter-Globalization and Socialism in the 21 st Century: Creating a Regional Alternative to Neo-liberalism? Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Just after the devastating quake, ALBA also set up five camps with comprehensive care, which housed 3, families, provided 55, medical consultations and administered 5, vaccinations. For that purpose, over thirty grand-national projects GNPs have been defined, e.


Moreover, in the leaders of ALBA agreed to create a regional electronic albs, the sucre, to reduce the use of the U. To expect an immediate transition from a thoroughly entrenched economic model based on the export of raw materials to one which is ecologically sustainable would be to ignore the context in the ALBA exists. An alternative currency to break dependency on the U. Meeting coinciding with inauguration as president of Nicaragua of Daniel Ortegawho announces the entry in the bloc as fourth country member.

Alternative Visions from Latin America. In many countries governments were aoiances out through social uprisings and new anti-neoliberal governments became established. Honduras had left the group. No one owns it. Thank You for Your Contribution!

Letter from ALBA: The Case for Activist Alliances

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Through the Miracle Mission, more than 3 million people have undergone surgery to have their eyesight improved or recovered at no cost. There are administrative supranational bodies only.

For years, that has allowed the private sector to voice its alisnces dissatisfaction through economic blackmail. Mapping the impacts of austerity on women’s lives across Europe.


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Production facilities, the import sector, the distribution sector and the financial sector are largely majority private-owned. Two familiar methods are used to protect the weaker economies: Comment on alga Comment on teleSUR 0. The ALBA has progressed significantly since its inception by a rather isolated duo of anti-neoliberal Venezuela and socialist Cuba.

What is the ALBA and who supports it? Almost 4 million people have learned to read through ALBA supported programs. Below are some of the major achievements of the regional bloc over the last decade.

Their protest underscored that fighting misogyny, xenophobia, and exploitation requires broad alliances. A number of islands in the Caribbean have paid Venezuela in the form of food exports.