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Latin American states form alliance to tackle investment treaties

Source: SUNS Guayaquil, Ecuador, 23 Apr (Meena Raman) – South American governments have formed a new alliance to fight back against the increasing lawsuits taken against them by transnational companies under bilateral investment treaties. The alliance, known as “the Conference … Continue reading

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Open letter from Latin-American civil society groups on the ‘MPP’ agreement with Gilead

The first license signed between the “Medicines Patent Pool” (MPP) and a pharmaceutical company frustrated the expectations of civil society groups in several countries. Launched as an innovative mechanism to promote access to patented medicines in developing and least developed … Continue reading

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