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‘We are slowly being killed by this mine’

The British-Australian mine of Cerro Matoso has been linked to birth defects, pollution, poverty and paramilitary pay-offs. Daniel Macmillen Voskoboynik investigates.

Filed in: Colombia Mining Pollution

The story behind the EZLN’s decision to enter Mexico’s presidential race

If their candidate wins, they’ll be the country’s first female president, but not the first indigenous person to hold the office. Ryan Mallett-Outtrim reports.

Filed in: Indigenous Peoples Mexico

Two decades of struggle: Mexico’s Indigenous Congress, in images

This year’s gathering became a celebration and a moment of soul searching for Mexico’s indigenous movement. Ryan Mallett-Outtrim reports in this photo gallery.

Filed in: Indigenous Peoples Mexico

Life in the shadow of the world’s biggest mining company

Is BHP Billiton worthy of a London Stock Exchange listing? Those who have experienced the company first hand ask. Liam Barrington-Bush reports.

Filed in: Brazil Colombia Indonesia

Colombia’s two faces

The atmosphere is toxic after the referendum, but Colombia has a chance to rethink what kind of peace it aspires to, writes Leonardo Goi.

Filed in: Colombia

Peace for everyone: Colombia’s peace must focus on gender equality

On the brink of a historic referendum, Leonardo Goi warns that Colombia’s peace can’t come without ending the marginalization of women and LGBTI.

Filed in: Colombia

The last days of war: FARC’s 'final conference' in pictures

As Colombia prepares to hold a referendum on the historic peace deal, Kimberley Brown takes us inside the rebels’ preparations.

Filed in: Colombia

When Two Worlds Collide – people vs corporate greed

Vanessa Baird reviews a gripping new documentary from Peru which has global implications.

Filed in: Film Indigenous Peoples Peru

The fight goes on: Workers’ struggles and successes from around the globe

Around the world, trade unions are facing fierce repression. But workers are still uniting to stand up for their rights and, in some cases, winning, from this month’s New Internationalist magazine.

Filed in: Cambodia Colombia European Union Mexico South Africa Trade Unions Work Zambia

The Zapatista's CompArte art festival in images

Over a thousand artists gathered in Chiapas, Mexico for an art festival for humanity. Ryan Mallett-Outtrim reports, in this photo essay.

Filed in: Art Mexico

Young women caught in deadly crossfire of El Salvador’s gang warfare

There is a whole generation behind bars, writes Amy Smith.

Filed in: El Salvador Prisons Women

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