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Quito declaration on ecosocialism and 'buen vivir'

On June 10-12, Ecuador’s National Institute of Advanced Studies (IAEN, Spanish acronym) held an international symposium on Crisis of civilization, ecosocialism and ‘buen vivir’ . (“Buen Vivir” is usually translated as “living well,” but its meaning is closer to “living appropriately.”) Over three days, the participants debated among themselves and discussed issues with the organizers and government representatives, […]

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Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías July 28, 1954 – March 5, 2013)


The rich and powerful of the world hated Hugo Chavez because he was symbolic of a threat to the dictatorship of Capital, a figurehead of a continent alive with social movements and millions of people conscious of their political power.

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