New Internationalist

Latin America

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Ready to drill in Yasuní rainforest? A cautionary tale

Tim Gee investigates Ecuador’s failure to ‘keep the oil in the ground’, and the activism that could yet secure the future of the national park.

Filed in: Ecuador

Meet the protest profiteers

There’s money to be made in crowd ‘control’, as Anna Feigenbaum discovers.

Filed in: Activism Arms Brazil Corporations Economics Europe United States

Globalize struggle! Globalize hope!

Sarah Reader on the calls for agrarian reform at the Landless Workers Movement’s national congress in Brazil.

Filed in: Brazil Work

Cellphone justice for sterilized women

Survivors of forced sterilization in Peru are using mobile phones to speak out.

Filed in: Peru Technology Women

Brazil is on the edge of an 'internationalism revolution'

As the country continues to rise as a global power, encouraging younger generations to embrace an internationalist perspective is crucial, says Adriana De Queiroz.

Filed in: Brazil Democracy Globalization Politics

‘I was at the dentist, your honour’

Members of Peru’s armed forces have still not been brought to justice for the atrocities they committed during the country’s civil war, reports Vanessa Baird.

Filed in: Human Rights Peru

Technology gives survivors of forced sterilization a voice

Women in Peru are using mobile phones and an Inca communication system to tell their stories, writes Vanessa Baird.  

Filed in: Peru Poverty Women

Country Profile: Bolivia

A flourishing economy, more jobs and less poverty - is Bolivia a Latin American success story?

Filed in: Bolivia Politics Society

Chilean students defy Pinochet’s legacy

The best way to commemorate those who died under Pinochet is to continue in their struggle for equality and justice, writes Adriano Mérola Marotta.

Filed in: Chile Honduras Latin America

Colombian strikers brave police brutality

As a general strike enters its fourth week, state violence has left nine workers dead and hundreds more injured, reports Adriano Mérola Marotta.


Filed in: Colombia

Living on One – the reality of a dollar-a-day existence

Struggling to understand the meaning of poverty, four students took on a challenge, with unforeseen consequences, writes Anna Bevan.

Filed in: Film Guatemala Poverty

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