New Internationalist

Latin America

Page 7 of 10

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

Reading between the lines: journalism in Guatemala

It’s a game of self-censorship, says Anna Bevan – especially for women.

Filed in: Guatemala Media Women

Before and after: the site of Brazil’s Belo Monte dam

Phil Clarke-Hill explains why locals have spent the last 20 years fighting the construction of the world’s third largest hydroelectric project.

Filed in: Brazil Dams Environment Indigenous Peoples

Once contacted, never conquered: heroes of the Amazon

A journalist, an expedition and the Arrow People add up to a life-changing read for David Hill.

Filed in: Brazil Indigenous Peoples

Justice catches up with Argentina’s baby-snatchers

A 30-year struggle has finally led to victory for the Grandmothers of the Disappeared. Libby Powell reports.

Filed in: Activism Argentina Human Rights

Police beat up Peru’s green priest

Days after five are killed in clashes over the Minas Congas gold mining project, peaceful protester Father Marco Arana is dragged into custody.

Filed in: Human Rights Mining Peru

Is Vale working in mysterious ways?

Vanessa Baird ponders the treatment of a whistleblower on the eve of the Rio+20 Earth Summit.

Filed in: Brazil Mining

Rio+20: The Great Greenwashers

The UN Earth summit will take place June 20-22. Here’s introducing some of the worst environmental truth spinners trying to hijack the agenda.

Filed in: Agriculture Brazil Climate Change Finance Oil Sustainability

How do you sleep at night, Mr Davis?

Two dead, 100 injured – this is the way Swiss mining giant Xstrata does ‘community relations’ in Peru, while boss Mick Davis is in line for a $44 million bonus.

Filed in: Mining Peru

NI shortlisted for Amnesty Media Award

A selection of articles from the October 2011 issue ‘Nature’s Defenders: can indigenous people save the planet?’ are up for the award.

Filed in: Peru United Kingdom

Country Profile: Guatemala

The country’s unequal wealth distribution and rapid population growth have made it one of the poorest in Latin America, writes Anna-Claire Bevan.

Filed in: Democracy Guatemala Human Rights Poverty

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