New Internationalist

Latin America

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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

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

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