New Internationalist

Latin America

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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

Eduardo Galeano – a tribute

Vanessa Baird remembers a remarkable and utterly original beacon of the Latin American Left.

Filed in: Culture Uruguay

Those who couldn’t be there

Thousands attended the World Social Forum in Tunis last month. But, says Giedre Steikunaite, we mustn’t forget the absent, the missing, the disappeared.

Filed in: Australia Children Human Rights Mexico Migration Western Sahara

Inspired by Chico, addressing climate change

Art and activism come together in a new installation curated by Kooj Chuhan.

Filed in: Activism Art Brazil Climate Change

No peace with impunity for Colombia

Leonardo Goi looks at the country’s complicated process of justice.

Filed in: Colombia Conflict War and Peace

What lies behind the recent surge of Amazon deforestation

Richard Schiffman talks to scientist Philip Fearnside on what’s driving the clearing of the Amazon forest.

Filed in: Brazil Forests

Fancy footwork for peace

Ending conflict in Colombia is an intricate game – and President Santos is playing it carefully. Leonardo Goi analyses the action.

Filed in: Colombia

‘The parents need certainty and they need proof’

Jen Wilton reports from Geneva, where the UN has been grilling Mexico over its handling of 43 missing students.

Filed in: Human Rights Mexico

The mysterious death of Alberto Nisman

Argentinians are owed greater transparency and an end to state impunity, writes Adriano Mérola Marotta.

Filed in: Argentina Politics

Oil giant takes aim at indigenous groups in Peru

Thomas Mc Donagh on the unequal struggle between Amazonian communities and Spanish transnational Repsol.

Filed in: Energy Environment Indigenous Peoples Peru Sustainability

Mexico’s ‘worst environmental disaster in modern times’

Jen Wilton investigates the murky waters of an August 2014 chemical spill which is still rocking the boat in Mexico.

Filed in: Environment Mexico

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