At least 65 people have been killed and 305 are missing after a tailings dam was breached at Córrego do Feijão, one of Vale’s iron ore mines in the southeast Brazilian state of Minas Gerais on Friday 25 January. Many of the dead and missing are workers who were eating in a cafeteria at the site when the tidal wave...
Voices of Latin America is published in the US by Monthly Review Press, in partnership with LAB and Practical Action Publishing. The US launch event: Thursday, May 16, 6:30-9pm Verso Books 20 Jay Street, Suite 1010, Brooklyn, NY 11201 There will be a lively debate and a glass of wine with panelists, including Voices of Latin America editor, Tom Gatehouse; Brooklyn Museum Director of...
Raul Sohr interviewed about his book Alejandro Guillier de Cara al País, about the presidential candidate for the Nueva Mayoría coalition, who came second in the November 2017 elections, representing a break from traditional politics in Chile.
Raul Sohr interviewed on Prensa Vértice TV, Región de los Lagos, Chile, November 2014.
René Orellana speaking in Bolivia-UK trade conference, June 2016.
Interview with Rene Orellana, Minister of Development Planning of Bolivia, HispanTV Face to Face programme, 15 November 2015.

Climate Change and Bolivia

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Interview with René Orellana on the impact of Climate Change on Bolivia. The Democracy Center, March 2012.
Talk by Marcos Orellana, director of Human Rights Watch, 19 October 2017: "Towards Global Recognition of the Right to a Healthy Environment".

Environmental Activism

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Human Rights Weekend 2018: As the world urbanizes and industrializes, and as effects of climate change intensify, environmental crises will increasingly devastate the lives, health, and livelihoods of people around the globe. Activists and ordinary citizens who are defending their rights to land and the environment may face intimidation, legal harassment and deadly violence. During this session, we explore...
A 2013 interview with journalist Eliane Brum at the Sempre Um Papo literary festival in Belo Horizonte, where she talks about her new book, A Menina Quebrada, a collection of the best of her weekly columns in which 'she gives the reader a snapshot of our times, seen through the eyes of a reporter who observes the world with...

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