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The failures of Latin America's left
Leftist governments across Latin America are failing to follow a truly leftist direction.
Last updated: 07 Nov 2014 12:10 GMT
Conflict over water rights in Ecuador
Indigenous people protest over water rights, as Ecuador's government continues to ignore their demands.
Last updated: 16 Jul 2014 05:12 GMT
Ecuador: Chronicle of a death foretold
The South American country has opened tract of indigenous land, a biodiversity hotspot, to oil drilling.
Last updated: 10 Sep 2013 09:02 GMT
An eye of one’s own
A heavily contested bi-annual event is showcasing the creative talent that exits throughout Latin America: POY Latam.
Last updated: 30 Mar 2013 14:45 GMT
The IACHR against colonialism
Rather than repudiating the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights, it should be recognised as valuable tool.
Last updated: 23 Mar 2013 14:48 GMT
Amazon roads: The beauty or the beast?
Road construction in the Amazon is destroying the local ecology and aiding in the increase of extractive industries.
Last updated: 13 Mar 2013 10:34 GMT
Hasta la vista, Hugo
With the death of Chavez, a controversial, "polarising era" - that changed the political landscape - comes to an end.
Last updated: 07 Mar 2013 07:26 GMT
Tribal jurisdiction with gender parity
Native women's decision-making processes must be empowered by not only ending racism, but also sexism.
Last updated: 21 Feb 2013 13:24 GMT
Criminalising social protests
It is disheartening to see democratic governments criminalise social protests and revive the authoritarian practices.
Last updated: 14 Feb 2013 13:29 GMT
A crime without a name
The nature of the attack on the student in New Delhi was so severe that it transcends the universal definition of rape.
Last updated: 15 Jan 2013 07:37 GMT
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Rising tide of UK anti-immigrant sentiment
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The photo controversy over indigenous people
Critics assail British photographer's portrayal of indigenous people, but he says he's highlighting their plight.
'We got this, Bob Geldof, so back off'
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