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SUNS # 8757 Friday 21 September 2018

Trade : Mexico's farm movement rejects new NAFTA agreement (PRIV)
(Timothy A. Wise, Cambridge)
The smooth ride to a new North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) may have just hit the bumpy roads of rural Mexico.

Environment : Indigenous peoples link their development to clean energies (PRIV)
(IPS, San Francisco)
Achuar indigenous communities in Ecuador are turning to the sun to generate electricity for t heir homes and transport themselves in canoes with solar panels along the rivers of their territory in the Amazon rainforest, just one illustration of how indi genous people are seeking clean energies as a partner for sustainable development.

United States : Levelling the playing field for persons with disabilities (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
When it was time for Joe Lupinacci to graduate from his high school in Stamford, Connecticut, he knew he wanted t o go to college.

Opinion : Urgent need to tone down rhetoric against migrants & refugees (PRIV)
(IPS, London)
Migration has become a focus of debate in recent years. From United States President Donald Trump's vehemen tly anti-migrant and anti-Muslim rhetoric to Denmark's new "ghetto laws", the language has become increasingly heated.

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