New Internationalist

Latin America

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FARC’s new truce, Colombia’s old challenges

Leonardo Goi weighs the prospects and promises of the guerrilla movement’s latest ceasefire.

Filed in: Colombia Latin America

Life after the guerrillas

Colombia’s ex-child soldiers are facing resentment and revenge as they try to reintegrate in society, reports Samantha Eyler.

Filed in: Colombia Latin America

Juan Orlando Hernández – the man who should resign

Despite a fig leaf of respectability, scandals are stacking up for the Honduran president.

Filed in: Honduras Latin America

Brazilian indigenous group expels illegal loggers

The Amazon Ka’apor community takes the struggle for sovereignty into its own hands, Phil Clarke Hill and Ruy Sposati show.

Filed in: Brazil Indigenous Peoples

Colombia’s peace process: shaken, not dead

With so much at stake, the government and the FARC will continue negotiations despite the end of the ceasefire, believes Leonardo Goi.

Filed in: Colombia Conflict Politics War and Peace

The president must go!

Guatemalans are demanding that their corrupted leaders be removed, reports Sandra Cuffe.

Filed in: Guatemala Politics

Brazil’s ‘machismo’: a licence for abuse

Melanie Hargreaves looks at the impact of one ‘safe house’ providing haven in a sea of domestic violence.

Filed in: Brazil Women

Colombia’s crackdown on impunity

Ex-intelligence chief Maria del Pilar Hurtado has finally been brought to justice, writes Andrew Hogg.

Filed in: Colombia Social Change

Gang warfare takes over El Salvador

Guadalupe Cortés Vega analyses the homicide crisis.

Filed in: El Salvador Violence

Flirting with the army, endangering peace

Using the military in political games could be catastrophic for Colombia’s peace process, says Leonardo Goi.

Filed in: Colombia Military Politics War and Peace

Corporate profit trumps common sense in Brazil

Anne Petermann on why newly approved GMO trees are bad news – and illegal.

Filed in: Brazil Environment Forests

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