New Internationalist

Latin America

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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

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

Fernando de Cunha 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

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