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Amnesty: a win for Colombia's peace process?

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

Filed in: Colombia

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

Justice turns its back on us

Impunity rules in today’s Honduras. Trans Activist Jlo Córdoba survives assassination attempts to speak to Dina Meza

Filed in: Honduras

Ecuador votes to bar politicians from having assets in tax havens

The ‘yes’ vote wins in the first, historic referendum of its kind, writes Alessio Perrone.

Filed in: Ecuador

Exclusive: Ecuador to hold historic referendum on tax havens

Will Ecuadoreans deliver an anti-corruption ultimatum to their politicians and civil servants this Sunday? The country’s Foreign Minister Guillaume Long discusses this question with Alessio Perrone.

Filed in: Ecuador

'On the other side': Ecuador's foreign minister blasts Britain on tax justice

The country often blocks tax havens and other predatory fiscal policies, argues Ecuador’s Foreign Minister Guillaume Long, in an exclusive interview with Alessio Perrone.

Filed in: Ecuador United Kingdom

What is behind Brazil’s prison crisis?

Overcrowding and violence between warring drug gangs have led to the deaths of over 130 prisoners this year, reports Ciara Long.

Filed in: Brazil

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