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

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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.

This Week in Latin America

US Envoy to Haiti Resigns Over Biden Administration’s Handling of Haitian Migrants at the Border

THIS WEEK IN LATIN AMERICA US Envoy to Haiti, Daniel Foote, resigned on Wednesday over what he considered President Biden administration’s “inhumane” mass deportation of Haitian migrants seeking asylum at […] Read More >

Regional leaders debate future of cooperation amidst tensions

THIS WEEK IN LATIN AMERICA CELAC: The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) convened its VI Summit of Heads of State and Government in Mexico City on Saturday. […] Read More >

Shining Path leader Abimael Guzmán dead at 86

THIS WEEK IN LATIN AMERICA PERU: Abimael Guzmán, the guerrilla leader who led a rebel group in a bloody protracted war against the Peruvian state died in prison on Saturday […] Read More >