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

Key Maduro ally extradited to US, government and opposition negotiations suspended

THIS WEEK IN LATIN AMERICA VENEZUELA: The United States extradited a high-profile business associate of the Venezuelan government, Alex Saab, on Saturday to face money laundering charges. Venezuelan President Nicolas […] Read More >

Regional leaders named in Pandora Papers investigation into offshore tax havens

THIS WEEK IN LATIN AMERICA REGION: Latin American and Caribbean leaders featured prominently in the Pandora Papers leak by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists reported on Monday. The documents, […] Read More >

Latin American and Caribbean women demonstrate in support of International Safe Abortion Day

THIS WEEK IN LATIN AMERICA REGION: Women took to the streets across Latin America and the Caribbean on Tuesday in recognition of the Global Day of Action for access to […] Read More >