Protestors gather in Amilcingo, Morelos. Photo courtesy of Efra Tzuc via Flickr.

Features

Impunity Reigns in the Murder of Samir Flores

Samir Flores Soberanes was gunned down outside his home on February 20, 2019. The Indigenous Náhuatl farmer, radio producer, and environmental activist was from Amilcingo, Morelos. The day before he […] Read More >

Sanctuary in New York City Isn’t So Simple

Last week, The New York Times broke the story that Border Patrol will deploy tactical units from the southern border to cities that do not comply with immigration enforcement. These […] Read More >

Chief Raoni, Nobel Peace Prize Nominee, Presides Over Historic Meeting with Over 600 Indigenous Leaders in Brazil

This article originally appeared on Mongabay and is also available in Portuguese. LAND is republishing it under Creative Commons. The harsh midday sun shines down in the Kayapó village of […] Read More >

 
A little boy in New York holds a sign that reads “no more social leader killings.” He sits on a bench with pieces of paper taped to it that show the names and tally numbers of different social leader murder victims in Colombia. (Photo by Hanna Wallis)

Today in Latin America

Thousands of Women Rally for Legal Abortion in Argentina

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA ARGENTINA: Thousands congregated outside the National Congress on Wednesday to once again demand for the government to legalize abortion in Argentina. Marches in support of legalization […] Read More >

Archaeologists Unearth Inca Relics in Lima

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA PERU: A team of archaeologists working for a gas company in Peru has spent two decades uncovering centuries-old Incan treasures. Over the past 16 years, Calidda, […] Read More >

CIA Monitored South American Dictatorships with Rigged Communications Gear

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA UNITED STATES: During the 1970s, the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) provided encryption machines to South American dictatorships. The CIA rigged the machines, allowing agents to intercept […] Read More >