New Internationalist

Latin America

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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

Rio communities unite in protest

Rival neighbourhoods have been united by demand for basic services ahead of the 2014 World Cup. Kate Steiker-Ginzberg reports.

Filed in: Activism Brazil Politics Society Sport

Trans revolutionary

Activist Lohana Berkins explains how Argentina is pioneering transgender rights.

Filed in: Argentina Human Rights

Facing the vultures

Argentina is not in the habit of being cowed by international pressure and financial big-hitters – or by proponents of austerity. Vanessa Baird reports.

Filed in: Argentina Corporations Economics Environment Finance Mining Politics

Argentina’s challenge

Stormy times ahead in the world’s eighth largest country. Are there lessons to be learned? asks Vanessa Baird.

Filed in: Activism Argentina Co-operatives Human Rights Politics

Mexico resists Monsanto corn

Jen Wilton and Liam Barrington-Bush report from Oaxaca on a visit from Indian ‘seed activist’ Vandana Shiva.

Filed in: Agriculture Food Mexico

Colombia: another death threat as mother fights for justice

Alfamir Castillo’s son and a friend were murdered by the army. As two generals face trial, there are fears for her safety, writes Patrick Kane.

Filed in: Colombia Human Rights

‘They turned our mountains into cooking pots’

Communities bear witness to damages inflicted by mining giants and target annual meetings in London.

Filed in: Activism Colombia Mining Mongolia West Papua

Western silence on Maduro’s victory in Venezuela is hypocritical

Why haven’t the US and EU recognized a legitimate result? asks Jody McIntyre.

Filed in: Politics Venezuela

Venezuela election: who will win the trust of the people?

Jody McIntyre speaks to supporters of both Maduro and Capriles as the country prepares to decide a successor to Chávez.

Filed in: Democracy Politics Venezuela

Bringing Colombian coal mining back home to London

Miriam Ross speaks to campaigner Tatiana Roa Avendaño about the Cerrejón mine, displacing people and destroying forest in her home country.

Filed in: Activism Colombia Environment Forests Indigenous Peoples Mining United Kingdom

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