Leftist governments across Latin America are failing to follow a truly leftist direction.
07 Nov 2014 12:10 GMT | Politics, Latin America, Venezuela, Brazil, World Bank
Indigenous people protest over water rights, as Ecuador's government continues to ignore their demands.
16 Jul 2014 05:12 GMT | Latin America, Bolivia, Ecuador
The South American country has opened tract of indigenous land, a biodiversity hotspot, to oil drilling.
10 Sep 2013 09:02 GMT | Politics, Environment, US & Canada, Latin America, Canada
The Rios Montt trial helps rescue memories to construct alternative histories of Latin America.
Manuela Picq | 07 Jun 2013 20:26 GMT
Pseudo-scientific methods are used to commodify environment and turn forests into private assets, writes Picq.
Manuela Picq | 07 May 2013 11:18 GMT
A heavily contested bi-annual event is showcasing the creative talent that exits throughout Latin America: POY Latam.
Manuela Picq | 30 Mar 2013 14:45 GMT | Arts & Culture, US & Canada, Latin America, Argentina, Brazil
Rather than repudiating the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights, it should be recognised as valuable tool.
Manuela Picq | 23 Mar 2013 14:48 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Latin America, Afghanistan, Bolivia
Road construction in the Amazon is destroying the local ecology and aiding in the increase of extractive industries.
Manuela Picq | 13 Mar 2013 10:34 GMT | Environment, US & Canada, Latin America, Bolivia, Brazil
With the death of Chavez, a controversial, "polarising era" - that changed the political landscape - comes to an end.
Manuela Picq | 07 Mar 2013 07:26 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Latin America, Bolivia, Brazil
Native women's decision-making processes must be empowered by not only ending racism, but also sexism.
Manuela Picq | 21 Feb 2013 13:24 GMT | US & Canada, Latin America, Canada, Ecuador, United States
It is disheartening to see democratic governments criminalise social protests and revive the authoritarian practices.
Manuela Picq | 14 Feb 2013 13:29 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Latin America, Argentina, Bolivia
After an EU referendum campaign replete with racism and fear, we examine the British media's impact on the result.
Media, Brexit consequences, United Kingdom
We challenge Malaysia's former prime minister, and also debate Ethiopia's treatment of the Oromo people.
A small organisation is tackling a deadly epidemic of chronic disease among El Salvador's sugarcane workers.
Health, El Salvador, Gang violence
Filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer on documenting Indonesia's killings of 1965 through the eyes of perpetrators and victims.
Indonesia, Crimes against humanity, Genocide