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A trans sex worker takes to the streets of Tegucigalpa  Credit: Frauke Decoodt

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How trans women in Honduras are helping their imprisoned sisters. Frauke Decoodt reports from Tegucigalpa...

A man takes rest on the roadside in a Carapicuiba City favela.  ​Image by Luiz Gonzaga De Souza/Pixabay

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Leonardo Sakamoto reflects on the police killing of João Pedro Matos Pinto, a 14-year-old black boy, and...

With the climate emergency, this landmark case has taken on added urgency: the absolute imperative being now that carbon and water sequestering forests, and the biodiversity that they contain, are protected and kept intact.

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Jan Goodey reports on the legal bid to save the Amazon fringe that could set a worldwide precedent for...

Soldiers patrol Santiago, Chile. (February, 2020) Credit: Daniel Guzman Espinoza

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In Chile, state security forces are increasingly detaining, beating and harassing the volunteers of community-led soup...

Leasing a flying ICU to go between Belém and Brasília costs over $6,794 – or 63 months’ wages of a person within the poor 50 per cent.

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In Brazil, the rich, who infected the poor, are now buying ICU flights for themselves.

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Stephanie Boyd on the making of a groundbreaking indigenous film about the pandemic in Peru’s Amazon.

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Olodum performers hit the streets. Credit: Banda Olodum

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Lazinho and Lucas di Fiori of Brazil's famous Banda Olodum talk to Alessio Perrone about...

Women march during the National Black Consciousness Day in Sao Paulo, Brazil November 20, 2019. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

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In Brazil, misogynoir – misogyny directed at black women – has been used to fire up President Jair Bolsonaro’s machismo base...

A pedestrian wearing a face mask, as a preventive measure against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), walks past posters on the street that read "No to the payment of the debt. Break with the IMF", in Buenos Aires, Argentina May 27, 2020. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian

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Since the early 2000s, Argentina has been forced into a cycle of debt and austerity. Nick Dearden presents...

Protesters against Argentina’s hunger crisis gather for a brew, 5 September 2019.  ​They had camped out overnight in front of the Ministry of Social Development in Buenos Aires. CAROL SMILJAN/NURPHOTO/PA

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Why is hunger growing in a country known as an agricultural powerhouse? Amy Booth reports from Buenos Aires...

For the world to witness: weary and homeless, this woman rests by a busy thoroughfare in São Paulo. Davidsonluna/Unsplash

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Vanessa Martina Silva considers the track record of Brazil’s flagship Bolsa Família, the world’s largest...

The Ashaninka are an indigenous people living in the State of Acre, Brazil. © Pedro França/MinC

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Leonardo Sakamoto on the war against indigenous people.

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Luis Almagro, Secretary-General of the Organization of American States, shows off some nifty moves. 

A riot police officer with a Bolivian flag is seen in Sacaba, on the outskirts of Cochabamba, Bolivia, November 15, 2019. REUTERS/Danilo Balderrama

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Amy Booth on reports on why Bolivia's upcoming election is unlikely to be free and fair.

Firmino, pictured in Rocinha. Credit: Alessio Perrone

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In Rocinha, the largest favela in Brazil and one of the largest in Latin America, a makeshift museum is painting a proud...

About 369,000 people are believed to modern slaves in Brazil - representing 1 in 555 of its population - according to the Global Slavery Index by human rights group Walk Free Foundation.

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Rescuing slaves is not the cure, says Leonardo Sakomoto.

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