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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

Armed police in Rio de Janeiro: protecting or provoking?

Laura Stacey considers the worrying rise in police violence.

Filed in: Brazil Violence

Get your legal high in Uruguay

Is this the beginning of the end for the world’s deadly and ill-conceived ‘war on drugs’? asks Vanessa Baird.

Filed in: Drugs Uruguay

Argentina pulls more growth out of the bag

Red faces for pundits as maverick economics trumps – again. Vanessa Baird reflects.

Filed in: Argentina Economics Finance Politics

The other 9/11

This September marks the 40th anniversary of Chile’s coup d’état. David Ransom considers what we can learn from the lost decade that followed.

Filed in: Chile Human Rights Military Politics

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