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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

Mexico’s Gasolinazo Ignites Public Rage

Mexicans protest gas deregulation, an economic measure many think will exacerbate an already precarious situation. Ryan Mallett-Outtrim reports.

Filed in: Mexico

Country profile: Nicaragua

Mira Galanova uncovers a country at a crossroads.

Filed in: Nicaragua Politics Society

Letter from Cochabamba

Working children have more pressing concerns than the law, discovers Amy Booth.

Filed in: Bolivia Children Law Work

Tax avoidance: the damage done

Tax avoidance is anything but a victimless crime, with some of its most pernicious effects in the Global South, Stephanie Boyd shows.

Filed in: Peru

A closer look at Brazil’s economy

As new president Michal Temer tries to fix the economy through austerity, Kimberley Brown interviews Brazilian political scientist Sergio Gregorio Baierle.

Filed in: Brazil

The dubious honour of hosting the Olympic Games

If their economic benefits are so underwhelming, why do countries jump at the chance to organize the Olympics? Niko Kommenda investigates.

Filed in: Brazil

A slow death along the Pilcomayo River

It hasn’t rained since May in Paraguay’s General Diaz area, and wildlife is struggling to survive as rivers dry up.

Filed in: Paraguay

Country Profile: Venezuela

Tamara Pearson profiles this South American country, from the November issue of New Internationalist magazine.

Filed in: Venezuela

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