In December 2011 Peru became the latest country in Latin America to ban genetically modified organisms. But can it be sustained?
Despite official recognition of their rights, no public policies or laws have made these constitutional rights a reality for indigenous people.
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Despite its multicultural image, Brazil fails to address racial inequality.
  Publicado originalmente em 07 de março de 2016. Na primeira de seis postagens, Sue Branford descreve uma cidade onde as promessas de um pródigo desenvolvimento têm se revelado um grande vazio. Em janeiro 2016, a jornalista britânica Sue Branford viajou ao Brasil pela Mongabay e pelo Latin America Bureau – LAB, para uma sequência de reportagens sobre a vida das comunidades...
A new initiative is being made in Bogota to help women stand up to machismo and to get men to change their behaviour
Where demobilisation of the FARC may leave a dangerous vacuum and increased violence
Venezuela's opposition parties reject quotas for women election candidates, but the government's own record on gender lags behind most countries in the Region.

Mega-events and prostitution

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The main danger of violence to sex-workers during major sporting events is from the police, not the punters.
It is estimated that half a million young women in Latin America and the Caribbean are lured into sexual abuse, with social media playing a key role.

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