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Shielding the ants from the elephants

Milan Gandhi looks at what’s at stake at COP20 for those bearing the brunt of the West’s failure to tackle climate change.

Filed in: Climate Change Peru

Climate change greenwashing

Peru’s climate change talks open to allegations of hypocrisy and deception, Stephanie Boyd reports.

Filed in: Environment Peru

Bolivian women fight back against climate of violence

Leny Olivera reports on a community building resistance to domestic abuse and to climate change.

Filed in: Bolivia Climate Change Women

How to prevent catastrophic climate change

Maruška Mileta reports from Venezuela on a meeting of minds before next month’s UN climate talks.

Filed in: Activism Climate Change Venezuela

Evo pulls it off, again...

A resounding election win for Bolivia’s indigenous and anti-neoliberalist president. John Crabtree reports.

Filed in: Bolivia Politics

Brazil’s next president has a rocky road ahead

After weeks of political turbulence, Brazilians go to the polls on Sunday. Alfredo Saad Filho looks at likely outcomes.

Filed in: Brazil Politics

Country profile: Mexico

Some analysts believe this is ‘Mexico’s moment’. Is it? Russell White takes a look.

Filed in: Mexico

‘Don’t think you are safe’

FARC and the Colombian government may be talking peace, but violence against human rights defenders is increasing. Thomas Mortensen explains why.

Filed in: Colombia

Why is Britain siding with the vulture funds?

The UN wants to stop billionaire speculators forcing indebted nations like Argentina into default. Britain, the US and Germany say ‘no’. Tim Jones reports.

Filed in: Argentina Economics

Fishing for justice in Brazil

Lydia James talks to Brazilian fisher and human rights defender Alexandre Anderson de Souza.

Filed in: Brazil Corporations Human Rights

Nicaragua’s Grand Canal: more questions than answers

Concerns are riding high about the adverse effect of the planned waterway on local communities and wildlife, reports Emily Schechter.

Filed in: Conservation Nicaragua Water

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