A preventable oil spill in Ecuador’s Amazon region in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic puts Indigenous lives at risk.
Manuela Picq is a visiting associate professor in Political Science at Amherst College. Picq is the author of Vernacular Sovereignties: Indigenous Wom... en Challenging International Relations.
Leftist governments across Latin America are failing to follow a truly leftist direction.
Indigenous people protest over water rights, as Ecuador’s government continues to ignore their demands.
The South American country has opened tract of indigenous land, a biodiversity hotspot, to oil drilling.
The Rios Montt trial helps rescue memories to construct alternative histories of Latin America.
Pseudo-scientific methods are used to commodify environment and turn forests into private assets, writes Picq.
A heavily contested bi-annual event is showcasing the creative talent that exits throughout Latin America: POY Latam.
Rather than repudiating the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights, it should be recognised as valuable tool.
Road construction in the Amazon is destroying the local ecology and aiding in the increase of extractive industries.
With the death of Chavez, a controversial, “polarising era” – that changed the political landscape – comes to an end.