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What the FARC?

Leonor: The Story of a Lost Childhood, Paula Delgado-Kling
'Leonor: The Story of a Lost Childhood' is not a simple story of bad left-wing guerrillas, good right-wing army—it is one in which the dehumanisation of women forms a prevailing undercurrent of the pursuit or exercise of power by men of all stripes in even the most quotidian circumstances.
LAB's Grace Livingstone speaks to the two governors of this Emberá Chamí community to learn more about their historic land restitution case and analyses the current government's efforts to tackle displacement and redistribute land.
Ricardo Andrés Pineda Guzmán, of the Honduran Network for Escazú, reminds us why it’s crucial for Honduras to sign, ratify, and enforce the Escazú Agreement for environmental justice.
In 2020, over 40 Kichwa women began to organise themselves in defence of their territory and to expel mining from the Ecuadorian Amazon. This is how Yuturi Warmi, the first Indigenous guard led by women in the region began.
The Dark side of skin Jeferson Tenorio
Jeferson Tenório, originally from Rio de Janeiro, is currently a teacher of literature in Porto Alegre. The Dark Side of Skin is his third novel and winner of the esteemed Jabuti national literature prize.
Moira and Vilma had travelled from southern Patagonia to Europe to spread awareness of the urgent situation for Indigenous peoples in the south of Argentina, and to strengthen bonds of international solidarity. 
The Future is in our Territories
In a new LAB film, environmental defenders discuss their territorial work and the Americas-wide alliance for racial and climate justice
Paĩ Tavyterã Indigenous communities are employing ancestral knowledge and advocacy against the impacts of climate change
A bust of Berta Cáceres was installed in a square in Tegucigalpa's civic centre, next to a bank owned by the Atala family, who have been accused as one of the masterminds behind her murder. This piece was originally published in Spanish by Contracorriente.
The townspeople of Homún in Yucatán make their living from the natural pools found in the Anillo de Cenotes State Geohydrological Reserve. Photo: Benjamín Magaña.
The Kanan Ts'ono'ot collective is making history in Mexico by demanding that cenotes be granted legal status and the Maya people named as their guardians against threats posed by industrial farming.

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