New Internationalist

Latin America

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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

BRICS challenge dollar hegemony

Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa team up to resist Western financial domination, reports Lasanda Kurukulasuriya.

Filed in: Brazil China Finance India Iran Russia South Africa United States World Bank

How to nail a dictator

A new film is testament to ‘never giving up’, as Anna Bevan reports from Guatemala.

Filed in: Film Guatemala

Podcast: child soldiers in Colombia

Seth Biderman discusses the plight of children forced to fight in Colombia’s civil war and what happens when they try to reintegrate into civil society

Filed in: Colombia Conflict

Frontline Africans: migrants hit by Europe's economic decline

What can African migrant workers do when faced with rising unemployment and racism in Europe? Sarah Babiker reports from Spain and Argentina.

Filed in: Africa Argentina Migration Spain Work

Save Yasuní - sign the petition

Add your name to those urging the UK government to support Ecuador’s initiative to keep the oil in the ground.

Filed in: Conservation Ecuador Forests

Chevron found guilty in Ecuador… again

But it won’t be long before they come up with another excuse, says Mike G from the Rainforest Action Network.

Filed in: Ecuador Environment Forests Oil Pollution

From child soldier to civilian - a tough transition in Colombia

Having handed in their weapons, former child soldiers face a new battle - for acceptance into society. Seth Biderman reports.

Filed in: Colombia Military Youth

Haiti’s decision to rearm is an obstacle to peace, development and freedom

Costa Rica’s former President Oscar Arias Sanchez – who was instrumental in abolishing his own country’s army – explains why.

Filed in: Costa Rica Haiti Military

Sign now: an open letter to Peru’s President

The recent violence against protesters at the Yanacocha mine has been caught on film. Now campaigners are calling on President Humala to act.

Filed in: Peru

Business as usual: Peru’s new president leaps to the right

By pushing forward a hotly contested mining project and enacting a state of emergency, Ollanta Humala’s presidency is off to a worrying start.

Filed in: Activism Democracy Mining Peru

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