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Climate adaptation: saviour or false hope?

Activists on the frontline fear that pledges of adaptation support are ‘empty promises’, says Ben Castle.

Filed in: Bolivia Climate Change

Inmates ‘treated like animals’ in Chilean prisons

Mischa Wilmers sees the horror for himself – and meets those trying to change it.

Filed in: Chile Prisons

Country Profile: Peru

Peru is said to be booming but the poor would never know it. Stephanie Boyd reports.

Filed in: Economics Peru

Why care about COP18?

You may be tired of climate change talks, but Ben Castle has met some Bolivians for whom it’s a matter of life or death.

Filed in: Bolivia Climate Change

‘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

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