Arsenault looks back at the acheivements of the Zapatista rebellion 17 years on.
60 non-governmental organisations have attacked the partial go-head given to the Belo Monte hydroelectric power station by IBAMA, the federal government’s environmental agency.
Activists from Brazil's Landless Movement (MST) are calling on the new President, Dilma Rousseff, to radically reform the country's old agrarian structures, which, they say, perpetuate inequality, injustice and violence.
As we enter a new decade Gerardo Torres Zelaya looks at the path of the left in Latin America and the roots of popular resistance which have grown in the last 10 years.
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: Education movement gains ground. As calls for more resources to be invested in education are growing across the country
In light of the continuing violence and lack of opportunity in Ciudad Juarez, young people use music and culture to bring people together, combat fear and criticise government policy.
In a new book, Dancing with Dynamite, journalist Ben Dangl describes the growing discontent of social movements in the governments they brought to power. He explains his views in a short video. 

Panama: Martinelli Blinks

The controversial Law 30 that was recently pushed though the legislative process in Panama and then suspended in the light of protests, has finished its 90 day consultative period and has been reissued with some major changes. Eric Jackson reports.

Dilma’s Victory in Brazil

"Restore Sanity" defeated "Keep Fear Alive" says Mark Weisbrot.
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.

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