Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Canadian company Infinito Gold is demanding US$1bn to stop the gold mine that three-quarters of Costan Ricans don't want. Sign the petition to stop it
Latest figures show that forest felling in the Brazilian Amazon has increased by almost a third. Jan Rocha reports.
Bolivia Information Forum analyze the diplomatic fallout from this very undiplomatic plane-jacking.
Why would football-loving Brazilians protest at the World Cup? From the A Pública news agency in São Paulo, Marina Amaral describes the abuses - ranging from forced evictions to a fourfold increase in ticket prices - that have provoked such rage.
Day of action to pay homage to maize and to reject GMOs
Among the most sensitive indicators of global climate change, these glaciers have shrunk by at least 30% over the last 30 years. Paul Brown, from Climate News Network, reports.
Finally, almost 30 years after the end of the dictatorship, Brazil's secret police, DOPS, is making available online 16 million documents. It is a step that in time should shed light on events under the military dictatorship.
Kayapó indians, protesting about the construction of the Belo Monte dam on the Xingu river, have been evicted by the military. The eviction has been caught in powerful pictures.
While the international press focused on the bogus story of the 'end of the world' Mayan prediction, it missed the real story: the silent march of thousands of Zapatistas on 21 December.
Hurricane Sandy, which devastated parts of the Caribbean, is a tragic demonstration of how climate change can affect a vulnerable region.

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