New Internationalist

Latin America

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Brazil is on the edge of an 'internationalism revolution'

As the country continues to rise as a global power, encouraging younger generations to embrace an internationalist perspective is crucial, says Adriana De Queiroz.

Filed in: Brazil Democracy Globalization Politics

‘I was at the dentist, your honour’

Members of Peru’s armed forces have still not been brought to justice for the atrocities they committed during the country’s civil war, reports Vanessa Baird.

Filed in: Human Rights Peru

Technology gives survivors of forced sterilization a voice

Women in Peru are using mobile phones and an Inca communication system to tell their stories, writes Vanessa Baird.  

Filed in: Peru Poverty Women

Country Profile: Bolivia

A flourishing economy, more jobs and less poverty - is Bolivia a Latin American success story?

Filed in: Bolivia Politics Society

Chilean students defy Pinochet’s legacy

The best way to commemorate those who died under Pinochet is to continue in their struggle for equality and justice, writes Adriano Mérola Marotta.

Filed in: Chile Honduras Latin America

Colombian strikers brave police brutality

As a general strike enters its fourth week, state violence has left nine workers dead and hundreds more injured, reports Adriano Mérola Marotta.


Filed in: Colombia

Living on One – the reality of a dollar-a-day existence

Struggling to understand the meaning of poverty, four students took on a challenge, with unforeseen consequences, writes Anna Bevan.

Filed in: Film Guatemala Poverty

Chile's 9/11

A date now inextricably linked with the US has another meaning entirely for those who suffered under Pinochet’s dictatorship, writes David Ransom.

Filed in: Chile

A worldwide water revolution starts in Guatemala

Clean water for millions – thanks to a man called Fernando. Anna Bevan reports.

Filed in: Guatemala Health Water

Value us! Fair pay for domestic work in Nicaragua

Women’s contribution to their communities’ livelihoods is finally being recognized, as Felicity Butler and Catherine Hoskyns report.

Filed in: Co-operatives Fair Trade Nicaragua Women Work

Intimidation, discrimination – the healthcare reality for indigenous mothers

Sarah Edwards explains why women from minorities are failing to get the care they need.

Filed in: Indigenous Peoples Peru Women

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