2020-10-04: News Headlines

_____ (2020-10-03). Breaking With The Defunct Idea Of Development. popularresistance.org One of the particularities of tourism in Nicaragua is its democratization. Since the Sandinista government won elections in 2006 and came to power in 2007, the promotion and expansion of the tourism sector is increasingly important for Nicaraguans, contributing significantly to a rise in incomes for many lower-income families.[i] Contrary to the focus on tourism (or even 'ecotourism) for export in many countries, the Nicaraguan government's tourism policies incentivize Nicaraguan working-class family tourism.

Public Citizen (2020-10-01). Trump's Corporate Bailout Spurs $100 Billion Fossil Fuel Borrowing Binge. globalresearch.ca Trump Administration's Corporate Bailouts Aided Failing Fossil Fuel Companies; Stands in Contrast to Lack of COVID-19 Assistance for Ailing American Families | *** | Oil and gas companies have issued nearly $100 billion in new bonds since the Trump administration's COVID-19 corporate …

Julia Conley, staff writer (2020-10-01). 2020 Right Livelihood Laureates Honored for Fighting 'Increasing Threats to Democracy' Across Globe. commondreams.org Human rights defenders in Iran, the U.S., Nicaragua, and Belarus were recognized this year for what is known as the "Alternative Nobel Peace Prize." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/rs9918_img_9060_1.jpg