Representatives of the Qom indigenous people are camped in the iconic Plaza de Mayo to demand their rights. Life is worse today, they say, than under the military dictatorship
Last week's quiet victory over Monsanto in Campeche may have huge implications for native Indian groups in the US and Canada.
The Chaco region is under imminent threat of total deforestation
'I would rather die than spend a long time in one of our prisons' --Minister of Justice Cardozo.
While the village of the Tenharim indians has been invaded by settlers in the state of Amazonas,settlers in the state of Maranhão on the other side of the Amazon basin have finally being ordered to leave the reserve of the Awá indians.
The BBC recently depicted Mexico as one of the next generation of economic superpowers. Mexican sociologist Luis Vazquez expresses a certain scepticism.
Almost a quarter of the country's farming families are involved in a land dispute, largely because of the massive takeover of land by the soy plantations.

Machine guns and development

Minguarana Producciones, the latest LAB Partner, have submitted their first blog, which tells the story of the Amazonian hamlet of Mangabal, which is the subject of a documentary film they are working on.
An Ecuadorean court has upheld the ruling that Chevron must pay for the environmental damage it has caused, but reduced the amount by more than half.
Colombian community leaders face threats and attacks, as the case of a community in the Choco region shows.

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