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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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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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