LAB reviews a new novel about the country's civil war
Opencast mining at Bayovar, owned by a subsidiary of Brazilian giant Vale, is polluting the bay and the local environment.
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.
Bad news: the government has approved the energy companies' environmental impact report.
Self-defence units are springing up all over Mexico.The Peña Nieto government has signed a pact legalizing many of them, but will it be able to control their activities?
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
Colombian community leaders face threats and attacks, as the case of a community in the Choco region shows.
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.

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