New Internationalist

Articles by Roxana Olivera

‘Life yes, gold no!’

Peru’s gold rush threatens indigenous communities’ right to water. Roxana Olivera meets one of the faces behind the struggle, Máxima Acuña.

  • November 21, 2012
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Hugo Blanco

Leading voice for indigenous rights, Hugo Blanco.

  • January 1, 2011
  • 1

A Canadian filmmaker wins damages from the government

Canadian ambassador to Guatemala guilty of slander

  • September 1, 2010
  • 0

Cook feels the heat

Canadian ambassador to Guatemala guilty of slander

  • September 1, 2010
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Coffee in the clouds

Roxana Olivera looks at local opposition to foreign mining companies in Ecuador.

  • July 1, 2010
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The great cover-up

A Peruvian journalist was recently jailed in a court case already abandoned by the claimant. So why did Alejandro Carrascal Carrasco end up behind bars? Roxana Olivera digs a little deeper.

  • June 8, 2010
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The Idiot Cycle

The emotion is raw and the message simple: the ‘war on cancer’ is a hoax.

  • March 1, 2010
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Somaly Mam

Somaly Mam has experienced the horrors of sexual slavery. She is now fighting to ensure other young women don’t.

  • March 1, 2010
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The future’s bright… the future’s yellow?!

Roxana Olivera reveals the significance of sunny underwear in Peru’s New Year celebrations.

  • December 22, 2009
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Chemicals of concern

A new US bill is aiming for tough screening of toxic chemicals. Roxana Olivera reports.

  • December 3, 2009
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