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Vanessa Baird traces how Peru’s political turmoil swiftly tipped into bloody state violence.

Then-president Pedro Castillo takes part in an official ceremony in July, 2021. ​​​​​​​PresidenciaPeru/Flickr

Vanessa Baird explores an episode of political suicide and high drama, extraordinary even by Peru’s...

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

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

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

Peru's presidential candidate Pedro Castillo gestures to supporters, in Tacabamba, Peru June 6, 2021. REUTERS/Alessandro Cinque

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Pedro Castillo may have won the election but his leadership is not guaranteed yet. John Crabtree looks at...

Machiguenga children at play in Manu’s spectacular wilderness, while their pet spider monkey explores a tree. CHARLIE JAMES/NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC/ALAMY

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Indigenous people living in Peru’s Manu National Park have been locked out of its management. Could change be on the horizon...

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Stephanie Boyd reports from the Peruvian Amazon on the fight to get adequate healthcare that respects...

President of Peru Martín Vizcarra, prior to swearing in his cabinet in 2018. WikiCommons

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John Crabtree reports on the shock ousting of ‘anti-corruption’ president Martín Vizcarra.

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

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

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

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Human rights defenders are being criminalized in Peru. John Crabtree highlights the unusual case of Walter...

UK exporting PPPs

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

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In Peru, private corporations are hiring public law enforcers, writes Stephanie Boyd.

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Tax avoidance is anything but a victimless crime, with some of its most pernicious effects in the Global South, ...

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Vanessa Baird reviews a gripping new documentary from Peru which has global implications.

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