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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

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

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