Doses of the Sputnik-V vaccine arrive in Argentina. Photo: Casa Rosada.

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This Week in Latin America

US to re-implement border policy forcing asylum seekers to remain in Mexico

THIS WEEK IN LATIN AMERICA UNITED STATES: Joe Biden’s administration announced on Thursday that it will resume the controversial Trump-era border policy that forces asylum seekers to wait in Mexico […] Read More >

US to revoke terrorist designation of Colombia’s FARC

THIS WEEK IN LATIN AMERICA COLOMBIA: The U.S. State Department announced on Tuesday that it will remove the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) from its list of designated terrorist […] Read More >

Planned opposition protests in Cuba flop

THIS WEEK IN LATIN AMERICA CUBA: Anti-government protests planned for last Monday by online group ‘Archipiélago’ failed to materialize. The group cited the heavy police presence in the streets as […] Read More >

Features

Movement Against Mining Gains Ground in Ecuador

In February elections, a referendum to protect water passed and left-wing candidates received strong support. Mining will be a key issue for the next president. This story is republished from NACLA. […] Read More >

What will happen to Cesar, Colombia when the mines leave?

Coal mines have caused environmental devastation to the Cesar department of Colombia. But now that the Swiss mining company Glencore announced that they will withdraw from the department, where they […] Read More >

Lula cleared to run again: what that means for Brazil’s future

On March 8, former Brazilian presidential candidate Fernando Haddad was at home, working on research, when he received a call from an aide of former president Luiz Inácio “Lula” Da […] Read More >

 
A Mayangna man rests after arriving at an area cleared by settlers in the Bosawas Biosphere Reserve. Photo by Carlos Herrera.