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Nicaragua

Social security reforms have triggered an unprecedented wave of anger against the government. Dánae Vílchez...

The Hondurans who took to the streets following the election were met by a hailstorm of teargas and sometimes live gunfire,...

A large-scale dam in the Amazon is leading to dangerously high levels of mercury in indigenous communities...

Brazil’s former president is now serving a long jail sentence. Mariana T Noviello reports.

Opposition candidate Fabricio Alvarado from the National Restoration Party. Photo: Gustavo Fuchs

Right-wing Fabricio Alvarado may have lost, but his party’s rise remains worrying, writes Gustavo Fuchs.

Paraguay

Paraguay’s land activists are under attack. Toby Hill profiles the...

Anabela Carlón Flores

Nick Dowson speaks with the indigenous lawyer and campaigner fighting a gas pipeline in Mexico.

She was a young, black, city councillor – and a beacon of hope in her Rio favela and for Brazil. Vanessa Baird...

A Fantastic Woman

‘Transcendent and deeply moving from the first to the last’: our March film reviews.

Cochabamba

Amy Booth bids farewell to Cochabamba and shares what the ‘big village’ has revealed to her.

Young people in Brazil reconnect with their African roots, by Amy Hall.

Don’t cut Oxfam’s support – we need it to root out abuse, says Colombian feminist Gloria Sanchez.

Human rights activist Adolfo Pérez Esquivel highlights the failure of democracy in Argentina, Brazil and across the region...

Costa Ricans have declared far-right candidate Fabricio Alvarado winner of the first round, Gustavo Fuchs...

UK exporting PPPs

Carillion highlights how disastrous these can be – this policy must stop, argues Jenny Nelson.

Former president Lula on his Caravan of Hope tour around Brazil, ahead of this year’s elections.

‘Impossible’ for Lula to get fair trial, say lawyers. Vanessa Baird reports.

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