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Leonardo Sakamoto on the journalists the Brazilian establishment loves to hate.

Colombian left-wing presidential candidate Gustavo Petro and his candidate for Vice-President Francia Marquez of the Historic Pact coalition celebrate after Petro's victory in the second round of the presidential election, at the Movistar Arena, in Bogota, Colombia June 19, 2022. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez

Colombia’s first leftwing president-elect, Gustavo Petro, is riding a wave of hope. But, as Nick MacWilliam...

Peruvian women call on Anglo-Swiss mining giant Glencore, investors and UK and EU parliamentarians to take action on toxic...

Banners wave at the opening ceremony of the People’s World Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth near Cochabamba, Bolivia, April 2010. The People’s Agreement signed at the conference called for the Global North to repay a ‘climate debt’ to the Majority World. AIZAR RALDES/AFP VIA GETTY IMAGES

How can we phase out fossil fuels in a way that works for people everywhere? The historic Cochabamba People’s Agreement...

A person draped in a blue, green, red and yellow Mapuche flag stands with their back to the camera, looking towards a gas plant in the distance

The Mapuche people in Argentina are saying no to an influx of transnationals trying to frack their lands. Grace...

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Novelist Silvia Moreno-Garcia pushes back against the stereotypes associated with Latin American culture. By Graeme...

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Being forced to go without electricity sparks thoughts about living differently for Virginia Tognola.

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Leonardo Sakamoto on his country's lethal pattern of racism.

In the Amazon rainforest, remote communities descended from enslaved African people, are taking on the palm oil production...

With the South American country closer than ever to electing a leftwing government, Nick MacWilliam...

Jair Bolsonaro: viciousness and vulgarity in Brazil. 

Hazel Sheffield explores how the history of failed land reform in Colombia threatens both people and planet...

Carole Concha Bell on Chile’s unfinished revolution.

Could social reformer Iris Xiomara Castro overturn Honduras’ reputation for authoritarian governance and...

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.

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