An astonishing catalogue of images posted on social media which turn out to be crude fakes, borrowed from other events in other countries.
Vast tracts of land are being taken over by powerful investors, many of them from Latin America. Such is the pace, says development expert, Cristobal Kay, that the continent is being transformed before our eyes.
Government action is failing lamentably to protect Mexican women from a wave of violence and femicide.
In December 2011 Peru became the latest country in Latin America to ban genetically modified organisms. But can it be sustained?
Despite its multicultural image, Brazil fails to address racial inequality.

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The Bolivia Information Forum (BIF) was formed in mid-2006 by a group of people interested in the country and keen to make information about current political and social developments in Bolivia more easily available to a UK-based audience.
This is a book of many voices (more than 70 of them, from 14 different countries): of anthropologists and archaeologists; urban planners and architects; artists and musicians; journalists and politicians; women and LGBT people trying to halt gender-based oppression and violence; indigenous activists fighting oil drilling on their territory; residents of favelas resisting evictions; students staking their claim to...
The disappearance of 43 student teachers at Ayotzinapa has brought the issue of 'memoria' to the fore. Relatives do not want monuments. "You took them away alive, we want them back alive", they say.
Uruguay, once regarded as a backwater, is taking on the Big Boys with its daring new policies.
This is the first open letter by the Munduruku Indians, about the recent step of marking out the limits of their land in an attempt to force the authorities to give them the legal rights to land they have long occupied

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