Whilst South East Asia remains the hub of sex tourism, Central America is growing in popularity due to poverty and diminishing opportunities.
This is a book of many voices (more than 70 of them, from 14 different countries): of anthropologists and archaeologists; urban planners and architects; artists and musicians; journalists and politicians; women and LGBT people trying to halt gender-based oppression and violence; indigenous activists fighting oil drilling on their territory; residents of favelas resisting evictions; students staking their claim to...
Maya and Garifuna communities are resisting over-zealous national park regulation and encroaching oil exploration
The Council on Hemispheric Affairs (COHA) is a non-profit organization which works to promote the common interests of the hemisphere and encourage the formulation of rational and constructive US policies toward Latin America.
The Americas now face the challenge of coping with the inevitable, potentially devastating,impacts of climate change.
ENCA works directly with communities in Central America, struggling for environmental and social justice, and provides small-scale funding for sustainable projects.
A major Mayan Monument at Orange Walk District, near the northern district boundary, has been bulldozed for roadfill aggregate. Noh Mul Temple – or at least a large part of it – is no more.
In a third and final blog post from Punta Gorda, Belize, Rachel joins an indigenous community led forest patrol and witnesses the damaging impacts of oil exploration in the Sarstoon Temash National Park. In Crique Sarco, Village Council Leader Mr Choc explains how his community is working to safeguard their land for the future.   Back in the SATIIM office...
A new report from Caritas highlights the four grand myths peddled by gold mining companies in the Isthmus.
ULAM is a network of grassroots women organisations across Latin America who are defending the environment and their human rights against the extractive industry.

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