New Internationalist

Latin America

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‘Fora Temer’: is it the end for Brazil’s president and neoliberalism champ?

Do not despair if you don’t have a grip on Brazil’s huge scandal. Maria T Noviello argues nothing could have worked after the ousting of Dilma Rousseff.

Filed in: Brazil

When the lake ran dry

Amy Booth visits a Bolivian isolated indigenous community fallen on hard times, striving to keep their culture alive

Filed in: Bolivia

Ecuador rips up 16 toxic trade treaties

President Correa continues to blast the interests of corporations and international finance, reports Nick Dearden.

Filed in: Ecuador

Can Brazilians resist the coup?

Corruption scandals, impeachment, power grabs, protest and a general strike this week. Mariana T Noviello explains the crisis engulfing her country – and what needs to happen.

Filed in: Brazil

Amnesty: a win for Colombia's peace process?

Kimberley Brown meets Colombian human rights worker Liliany Obando, recently granted amnesty.

Filed in: Colombia

When sanctuary is resistance

In the United States in the 1980s, the simple act of providing refuge became a form of civil disobedience, writes Mark Engler.

Filed in: Latin America Refugees United States

The fight for Latin America’s ‘invisible’ indigenous women

We need to do more to empower the indigenous women of Latin America, if we’re serious about leaving no one behind, Sophie Richmond writes.

Filed in: Latin America Women

Erasing women in Mexico

Women are jailed for miscarriages, yet male spouses who’ve murdered walk free. Tamara Pearson reports.

Filed in: Mexico Women

Water fights in a time of scarcity: the Bolivian Carnaval

Playing with water is controversial in a place with a history of water struggles like Cochabamba, writes Amy Booth.

Filed in: Bolivia

Worldbeaters: Michel Temer

Brazil’s oldest president – and architect of his predecessor’s downfall – is put under the spotlight.

Filed in: Brazil

One woman against Big Oil and patriarchy

Alicia Cawiya, an indigenous activist prepared to defy the powerful to save Ecuador’s Yasuní, talks to Linda Etchart.

Filed in: Ecuador

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