Articles by Carmelo Ruiz-Marrero

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When Is a Corporate Media Group Too Powerful?
Carmelo Ruiz-Marrero, IPS – TRANSCEND Media Service, 10 Nov 2014

Last June GFR Media, Puerto Rico’s largest media company, gave a five-million-dollar grant to the Communications School of Universidad del Sagrado Corazón, one of the country’s leading private universities. Upon receiving the grant, the university changed the school’s name to Ferré Rangel School of Communication, after the Ferré-Rangel family, which owns GFR Media.

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Monsanto Refuses to Testify on Genetically Modified Crops in Puerto Rico
Carmelo Ruiz-Marrero – CorpWatch, 24 Jun 2013

Monsanto has refused to testify at a major government hearing about the development and sale of seeds in Puerto Rico. At stake is the research that the company conducts into genetic engineering on the island that critics say threaten the environment and can cause serious human health problems.

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Bolivia Pushes Back Against Swiss Commodities Giant Glencore
Carmelo Ruiz-Marrero - CorpWatch, 30 Jul 2012

Glencore corporation, the secretive Swiss commodities giant which has become one of the world’s biggest traders of grain, oil and minerals, has hit an unlikely roadblock: On June 22 [2012], the Bolivian government seized the company’s Colquiri tin and zinc mine. Colquiri was the third Glencore operation to be nationalized by Bolivia in the last five years.

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