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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

Good for nothing – except procrastination

The climate summit in Peru dodged all the big issues. Now the clock is ticking, says Joe Ware.

Filed in: Climate Change Peru Politics

‘You took them alive, we want them alive!’

In Mexico, the disappearance of 42 students has mobilized an entire country against a failing government. Andalusia Knoll reports.

Filed in: Mexico

Caught in the crossfire

Indigenous leader Irrael Manuel Aguilar Solano on the continuing injustices faced by his people in Colombia.

Filed in: Colombia Indigenous Peoples

Shielding the ants from the elephants

Milan Gandhi looks at what’s at stake at COP20 for those bearing the brunt of the West’s failure to tackle climate change.

Filed in: Climate Change Peru

Climate change greenwashing

Peru’s climate change talks open to allegations of hypocrisy and deception, Stephanie Boyd reports.

Filed in: Environment Peru

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