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A message to the powers that be in Buenos Aires  – with a song and a dance. Virginia Tognola joins in.

Leo Sakamoto laments the dawn of the climate era – and worries for the fate of the most vulnerable.

Isabel Allende stands with her arms folded in front of shelves of books and photos

Graeme Green speaks to the Chilean author about her inspiration and the power of fiction as a useful...

Everyday corruption is a shock to the system for Virginia Tognola.

The Brazilian president's pandemic policies ranged from discouraging social distancing to opposing the use of masks and promoting drugs like chloroquine which are useless in treating the disease. Palácio do Planalto/Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

Leonardo Sakamoto tracks the scandalous rise of hunger in Brazil.


Leo Sakamoto speaks to Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, the former president and favourite to...

Faced with Covid restrictions and visa backlogs, many activists from the Global South might not get to the COP26 climate...

Colombian anti-drug policemen and a dog stand guard at a coca plantation in Tumaco, Colombia February 26, 2020. Picture taken February 26, 2020. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez

Five years on from the peace agreement, rural violence continues and coca production is on the rise. Joe Ballesteros...

Leo Sakamoto fears a drought as Brazil’s long-brewing water crisis hits home.

Thanks to newly declassified files, Chilean exiles have discovered that the same country which gave them refuge, was...

Police fire teargas canisters at protesters during the December 2019 demonstrations. Credit: Daniel Espinoza Guzmán

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Despite its modern and prosperous image, Chile’s repressive institutions have remained intact since the Pinochet...

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Ed Sykes reports from Mexico on the indigenous communities taking back local democracy and building safer, greener...

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From slavery to mass deforestation, Leonardo Sakamoto highlights the devastating impact of cattle ranching...

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Carole Concha Bell on Iván Duque’s ‘cosmetic’ police reform.

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Richard Swift paints a mixed picture of Peru’s unlikely choice for president. 

Rocío de la Cruz, with a Tzotzil poem painted on the wall of the cultural research centre where she works.CHANGIZ M VARZI

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In Mexico, a new generation of young indigenous women are using art to fight racism and celebrate their native identity....


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