New Internationalist

Peru

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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

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

Victory for Asháninka against Amazonian dam-builders

Respect for indigenous rights leads to company pull-out on controversial dam project in Peru, reports Vanessa Baird.

Filed in: Human Rights Indigenous Peoples Peru

Peruvians rise up against the mines

The scale of indigenous-led protests against mining in southern Peru took most by surprise. Vanessa Baird on what led to such flare-ups.

Filed in: Mining Peru

Peru's dam busters

Vanessa Baird discovers why the Asháninka people of the River Ene are taking a hard line against dam builders – and others.

Filed in: Dams Indigenous Peoples Peru Power Rivers

Podcast: Vanessa Baird on nature's defenders

An interview with Vanessa Baird, author of our October issue’s main feature on the indigenous peoples resisting environmentally damaging projects in South America and across the globe.

Filed in: Indigenous Peoples Peru

Hugo Blanco

Leading voice for indigenous rights, Hugo Blanco.

Filed in: Activism Environment Indigenous Peoples Peru

Indigenous mothers-to-be: not mothers enough?

Pregnant women from indigenous communities face multiple layers of discrimination. As leaders gather in New York to discuss progress on the UN’s Millennium Development Goals, Cheryl Gallagher explains why statistics only tell half the story.

Filed in: Children Guatemala Indigenous Peoples Nicaragua Peru Reproductive Rights Women

Malu Cabellos

Ritual drama around the murder of an Inca emperor, photographed in a Peruvian mountain village by Malu Cabellos.

Filed in: Peru

Hanging in the balance

New trade treaties increase corporate control over patents. AIDS patients in Peru will pay the price, argues Stephanie Boyd.

Filed in: Aids Peru Trade WTO

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