New Internationalist

Latin America

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‘Life yes, gold no!’

Peru’s gold rush threatens indigenous communities’ right to water. Roxana Olivera meets one of the faces behind the struggle, Máxima Acuña.

Filed in: Indigenous Peoples Mining Peru Water

Don’t be fooled by economic growth

A meeting in London this weekend looks at what it does for Peru’s poor.

Filed in: Economics Peru

Colombia: will peace prevail?

As guerrilla army FARC enter formal talks with government, Colombians are optimistic about an end to civil war, reports Jonathan Glennie.

Filed in: Colombia

British connection to Amazon atrocities

David Hill says the centenary of the Putumayo massacre is a reminder of why ‘progress’ gets such a bad name.

Filed in: Colombia Indigenous Peoples United Kingdom

The truth in the hills of Caracas

Jody McIntyre on his journey up Mount Avila and how the ‘giant brother’ has left him transfixed by its magic.

Filed in: Environment Venezuela

The fight’s not over yet, say Peru’s dam busters

Asháninka communities are locked in a cold war with the government and their neighbours says Izzi Myers.

Filed in: Activism Human Rights Indigenous Peoples Peru

Who is Hugo Chavez Frias?

Jody McIntyre says accusations of a ‘cult of personality’ around the Venezuelan president show prejudice towards the country’s people.

Filed in: Politics Venezuela

Who is Henrique Capriles Radonski?

Well, he’s definitely not Hugo Chavez. And he’s unlikely to topple the president in October’s elections, as Jody McIntyre reports from Venezuela.

Filed in: Politics Venezuela

In praise of Honduras' forest gardens

Wayne Roberts visits a backyard forest that combats climate change while offering an abundance of food.

Filed in: Agriculture Climate Change Food Honduras United States

Braille newspaper makes history

To mark International Literacy Day on 8 September Anna-Claire Bevan looks at how a new Guatemalan publication has changed lives.

Filed in: Disability Guatemala Media

Eyes on the prize

After researching Amnesty’s media awards, Phil Chamberlain warns not enough is being done to foster diverse human rights journalism.

Filed in: Human Rights Media Peru

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