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Argentina: The Welsh in Patagonia & Trelew

Argentina: The Welsh in Patagonia & Trelew

Historian Alun Burge examines the role of the extraordinary Welsh community and its support for the Trelew prisoners -- and calls for more research.

Honduras -- USA still pulling the strings

Honduras -- USA still pulling the strings

Washington continues to interfere in the internal politics of Honduras six years after the coup.

Paraguay -- growing inequality*

Paraguay -- growing inequality*

June 22 marks the third anniversary of the overthrow of Fernando Lugo, the president who seemed to offer new hope to the country. What has changed over these years?

Bolivia -- big changes planned for agriculture

Bolivia -- big changes planned for agriculture

While the Evo Morales government knows it must boost agriculture, it needs to reconcile the demands of two very different groups -- the big farmers and the campesionos

Colombia: Big Oil's ethical violence

Colombia: Big Oil's ethical violence

BP has sought to portray itself as a pioneer in 'corporate responsibility'. The truth of its operations in Colombia is rather different.

Haiti -- the battle for paradise

Haiti -- the battle for paradise

Local residents in the idyllic island of Île-à-Vache are fighting back as greedy politicians try to take over their island off the coast of Haiti.

Mexico's ecovillage

Mexico's ecovillage

Half an hour's drive south of Mexico City, the ecovillage of Huehuecoyotl has become a seedbed for visionary and transformative projects.

Colombia ends fumigation

Colombia ends fumigation

In a surprising move Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has decided to end the spraying of Monsanto's Round Up as a means of eradicating coca.

Brazil: Water crisis marks failure of for-profit utilities

Brazil: Water crisis marks failure of for-profit utilities

São Paulo's ongoing water crisis highlights the role of water company Sabesp and the failure of the 'public-private' partnership model.

Mexico's schools caught in the firing line

Mexico's schools caught in the firing line

The murder of students and the closure of several university campuses in recent months shows how drugs-related violence is a serious threat to Mexico's educational system.

Two faces of Evo Morales

Two faces of Evo Morales

Despite far-reaching social reforms, the Bolivian economy still depends on an environmentally damaging extractive industry

Two Latin American conservationists win awards

Two Latin American conservationists win awards

Conservations working with the giant armadillo in Brazil and the tiny cotton-top tamarin in Colombia win the "Green Nobel Prize".

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