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
How a new ultrasound treatment allows surgery without scalpels for those suffering from an "essential tremor".
Health, Science & Technology, United States
Al Jazeera tells the story of the caliphate providing a fascinating insight into past empires and present-day politics.
What is the true price of gold? We investigate the devastating impact of illegal gold mining in the rainforests of Peru.
Science & Technology, Peru, Environment
A look at one of the most controversial walls in the world today.
Middle East, Palestine, Occupied West Bank