The protest nine months ago against the proposed road through the TIPNIS national park and indigenous territory, and the violent police action against it, shocked Bolivia. For some, it called in question the pro-indigenous and pro-environment credentials of Evo Morales’ government. Since then the government has promised a consultation process and made efforts to win over some opponents. As a second protest march nears La Paz, Darío Kenner analyses the situation here.
A short video by OjosIlegales, Venezuela, shows the cult of Queen María Lionza, growing in popularity in Venezuela, which unified indigenous, black African and white European peoples in defence of nature, love, peace and harmony
Mujer del Soldado sensitively portrays the lives of victims of sexual violence during Peru's civil war and their fight to regain dignity through sorority and a lawsuit against their assailants.