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Mired in scandal, Bolsonaro provokes a constitutional crisis to divert attention. But, as Lula's campaign gears up, the key question is what the military will do.
Venezuela, once a 'good example' for malaria control is now facing an epidemic of infections, fuelled by mining, deforestation, poverty and violence, especially in the Arco Minero around Sifontes
Cristina Calderón, who has died at the age of 93, was the last surviving speaker of the Yaghan language, from Tierra del Fuego. She was renowned and recognized by Chile and by UNESCO.
Chevron, found liable to pay $9.5billion for pollution in the Ecuadorean Amazon, has never paid a cent. Instead it pursues a relentless vendetta against lawyers who represented its victims in Ecuador.
Intag communities in Ecuador are resisting development of a copper mine at Llurimagua, proposed by Enami and Codelco. In Peru, residents of Aquia, Ancásh, accuse the Antamina mine of encroaching on their land without consultation.
La Puya Guatemala
An attempted assassination, criminalization, and violent eviction in 2014 didn't stop the Peaceful Resistance of La Puya in Guatemala, which won legal action suspending harmful mining activities.
Shot in McAllen, Texas, the home of Whole Woman’s Health, the last open abortion clinic in the region, Leah Galant and Maya Cueva’s insightful and humane documentary chronicles the lives of three individuals existing at the heart of the tensions that surround abortion rights towards the end of the Trump administration
Lula triumphant
With the last law-suits against him dropped, Lula is busy building support for himself and likely running-mate Geraldo Alckmin in the run-up to the presidential elections in October 2022.
Hugh O'Shaughnessy
British journalist Hugh O'Shaughnessy, who died on 1 March 2022, was one of the founders of Latin America Bureau. He reported from Latin America for the Financial Times and the Observer.
Gabriel Boric, elected President of Chile with a sound majority in December, took office on 11 March, swearing in a cabinet with 14 women and 10 men. To Imogen Mark this felt like a real revolution.

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