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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

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

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

Leonardo Sakamoto on the war against indigenous people.

Credit: Vit Simanek/CTK Photo/Alamy

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

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

Firmino, pictured in Rocinha. Credit: Alessio Perrone

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.

Rescuing slaves is not the cure, says Leonardo Sakomoto.

Residents hold signs during a protest against Las Bambas mine in Apurimac, where Virginia Pinares also fights

Indigenous human-rights defender Virginia Pinares talks to Vanessa Baird about mining in...

Former Bolivian President Evo Morales gestures during an interview with Reuters, in Mexico City, Mexico November 15, 2019. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

An illuminating blow-by-blow account of events leading to Evo Morales’ ousting from power, compiled by the Bolivia...

A demonstrator wearing a Guy Fawkes mask waves a Mapuche indigenous flag during a protest against Chile's government in Santiago, Chile October 31, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Romero

The relocation of the UN climate summit to Spain is a distraction from growing state repression.

Human rights defender, Tchenna Maso, reflects on the human cost of Bolsonaro's open door policy for mining...

Argentina has just joined Mexico and Bolivia in electing a Left-leaning government. Brazilian academic and activist ...

Danny Chivers explains how those outside Latin America can act in solidarity with forest defenders....

Leonardo Sakomoto on Brazil's top judge who became vigilante – and then ‘God’

Sporting mega-events purport to boost civic pride and economic growth. But their true legacy is one of rampant...

'Pro-life' doctors in Argentina are mobilizing against the right to abortions. Ana Ionova reports from the...

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