We will be here until they free our people and the military stop falsely accusing us of links to the ELN’ says one striker.
Police on Easter Island have evicted a group of indigenous people who had been occupying the grounds of a luxury hotel since last year.
New photos obtained by Survival International show uncontacted Indians in extraordinary detail. The Indians are living in Brazil, near the Peruvian border.
In this open letter in Spanish, the author argues that Mario Vargas Llosa does not deserve the Nobel Prize in Literature because of his alleged anti-indigenous philosophy.
At least 38 Indians, 20 of them minors and the rest no older than 25, have turned in their weapons and left behind the Colombian armed conflict thanks to a program sponsored by the Association of Indigenous Councils of Northern Cauca, or ACIN.
Following months of protests and sit-ins surrounding ancestral land claims on Chile’s Easter Island, the United Nations has officially called on the Chilean government to help diffuse tensions.
More than 100 Police Special Forces violently evicted Rapa Nui indigenous groups from the Government Plaza in the center of Hanga Roa over the holidays, causing injuries to at least nine people, three of them serious.
Farmers have illegally taken over 90% of the land belonging to a Xavante group in the north of Mato Grosso. According to a report in 'O Globo' newspaper, the Indians are fighting against the 'perverse economic logic' of soya and cattle.
Indigenous leaders withdraw their recognition of the national government due to plans to mine the Cerro Colorado mountain. A plan which is likely to cause environmental destruction and contamination of the water supply.
As many in Guatemala still fight against the impunity offered to alleged war criminals, Feffer looks back at the civil war and draws comparisons with modern day Latin America.

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