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Daniela Estrada, "SOUTH AMERICA: Anti-Nuclear Activists to Form Common Front," IPS, June 22, 2009.

SANTIAGO, Jun 22 (IPS) - Environmental organisations in Chile plan to revive the anti-nuclear movement in the Southern Cone of South America, in response to vigorous lobbying by corporations and politicians in favour of nuclear energy in the region.

"The anti-nuclear movement in Latin America has lapsed and no longer exists. We have to rebuild it. If we can get through the next three years we will have won the battle; if not, we will be in trouble," said Sara LarraĆ­n, head of the non-governmental Sustainable Chile Programme.

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