Kimberley Brown

Kimberley Brown

Coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus pandemic exposes inequality in Ecuador's Guayaquil

The pandemic's strain on the working class highlights deep divisions in economic power, analysts and residents say.

Coronavirus pandemic exposes inequality in Ecuador's Guayaquil

Ecuador

Indigenous race into Ecuador's Amazon to escape coronavirus

Fearing repeat of history, Indigenous groups in Ecuador rush back to their territories in an attempt to escape COVID-19.

Indigenous race into Ecuador's Amazon to escape coronavirus

Latin America

Ecuador: Protesters cautiously optimistic after deal with gov't

Many celebrate the return of fuel subsidies, but urge caution over plans to come up with new belt-tightening measures.

Ecuador: Protesters cautiously optimistic after deal with gov't

Indigenous rights

Ecuador unrest: Amazonian women denounce 'state violence'

Indigenous protesters accuse security forces of using excessive force as demonstrations continue for tenth day.

Ecuador unrest: Amazonian women denounce 'state violence'

Latin America

Ecuador unrest: What led to the mass protests?

For more than a week, mass anti-government demonstrations over fuel subsidy cuts have paralysed parts of the country.

Ecuador unrest: What led to the mass protests?

Latin America

Ecuador unrest: Protests erupt for 6th day over fuel subsidy cuts

Protesters briefly bust through security lines and enter the National Assembly as anger over labour, tax reforms grows.

Ecuador unrest: Protests erupt for 6th day over fuel subsidy cuts

Latin America

In Ecuador, one woman has given shelter to over 8,500 Venezuelans

Carmen Carcelen did not intend to convert her home into a hostel, but after helping a small group, she felt she had to.

In Ecuador, one woman has given shelter to over 8,500 Venezuelans

Latin America

Ecuador: Colombia refugees stage weeks-long protest against UNHCR

Dozens of protesters occupying space outside UNHCR's office in Quito say the refugee agency is failing to protect them.

Ecuador: Colombia refugees stage weeks-long protest against UNHCR

Women's Rights

For many women in Colombia, peace never arrived

Nearly three years after the peace deal, threats and attacks against women continue to plague the South American nation.

For many women in Colombia, peace never arrived

Indigenous rights

Indigenous Waorani win landmark legal case against Ecuador gov't

Judges rule three gov't bodies failed to adequately consult the community before putting their territory up for sale.

Indigenous Waorani win landmark legal case against Ecuador gov't

Ecuador

Indigenous Waorani sue Ecuadorian government over land rights

Waorani people accuse Ecuador of violating their rights and putting their territory up for international oil auction.

Indigenous Waorani sue Ecuadorian government over land rights

Indigenous rights

Ecuador's indigenous march over 600km to demand an end to mining

Indigenous groups call on government to halt development projects in Amazon, saying they threaten food, land and water.

Ecuador's indigenous march over 600km to demand an end to mining