Agrarian, indigenous and other communities and an emergent centre-left opposition are piling on the pressure in the run-up to presidential elections in May.
A textbook from the Escuelita, the Zapatista 'little school', to help you learn about autonomous government.
AngloGold Ashanti is busily buying land and influence in Cajamarca province, future site of its vast La Colosa mine. Behind the PR, what's really going on?
As election approaches, indigenous leaders face mounting pressure
Legal battles in the United States are obscuring the fact that communities in the Ecuadorian Amazon have received no compensation from Texaco/Chevron for environmental damage caused over 20 years.