土著领导的抗议活动导致厄瓜多尔摇滚乐团拒绝国际货币基金组织的交易并要求莫雷诺辞职

过去,土著人的动员努力在过去被贴上了“野蛮人”的标签,如今与莫雷诺总统的“恐怖主义团体”和“犯罪团体”的工作息息相关。

Ecuador Political Crisis

QUITO, ECUADOR -- “We don’t have a state! We don’t have any state!” The lady’s voice projects through a loudspeaker amid the crowd. She’s not having it. Nor is the groundswell of hundreds, if not thousands who’ve converged at Plaza Grande trolley stop, just meters from Simon Bolivar’s statue at the entrance to Quito’s historic center. They’ve come

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报告显示公司和Bolsonaro合作摧毁亚马逊

“自从该国军事独裁政权垮台以来,Bolsonaro一直在监督巴西对人权和环境保护的最重大的回击和全面攻击。”

Brazil Amazon | Bolsonaro

As deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest reaches the highest level in a decade, the rainforest’s indigenous peoples and their supporters have called for action against the political and business interests they blame for a spike in illegal logging and other resource extraction. A report released by Amazon Watch as part of its ongoing

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随着美国在委内瑞拉感叹人权,美国与盟国哥伦比亚陷入毒品助长的人道主义危机之中

华盛顿与委内瑞拉和哥伦比亚的关系之间的二分法是另一个明显的例子,即美国拉丁美洲政策的公开理由仅仅是美国支持的拉美全新法西斯政府扩张的门面。

Colombia | Violence

BOGOTÁ, COLOMBIA (Analysis) -- Several troubling situations are currently playing out across Colombia, yet the country’s continuing downward spiral into drug-fueled and politically-motivated violence has caused little concern in Washington, offering yet another clear indication that the U.S.’ current posturing on Venezuela is hardly motivated by

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在Duerte的美国资助下对菲律宾穷人的打击导致死亡人数创下新高

卡拉帕坦的权利捍卫者Cristina Palabay告诉MintPress,她看到华盛顿在暴力事件中的表现,因为马尼拉支付了美国资助的对当地社区的反叛乱,以确保菲律宾的企业利润。

Activists in Quezon city protest President Rodrigo Duterte's militarized push for big mining firms and plantations making 2017 the bloodiest year for environmental defenders." Bullit Marquez | AP

MANILA – As Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte enters his third year in office, his administration has earned the ignominious distinction of ushering in the country’s ranking as the deadliest country for environmental and lands rights defenders in Asia. It’s just the latest indicator of Manila’s careless, if often hostile, attitude toward the

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Indigenous and Female: A New Gubernatorial Candidate is Making History

Five months ago, when she announced her candidacy, many did not know who she was outside Northern Idaho, tribal, and political circles. Today, she is the fresh face of a tidal wave as Americans are dumping Trump Republicans for a progressive change.

Paulette, one of the few Natives at the rally, is a Member of Idaho House of Representatives and is a member of the Coeur D'Alene tribe.

A fierce sense of urgency prompted Paulette Jordan to run for governor of Idaho. Her brazen approach worked with her Democratic primary run last Tuesday, May 15th. It will be a first on two levels if she wins in November—as a female governor and as an Indigenous tribal member. Jordan belongs to the Schitsu’umsh, Coeur d’Alene Nation. Schitsu’umsh

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The Indigenous Community that Rebelled Against Narcos, Thieves, and Politicians … and Won

Seven years ago, in the southern Mexican state of Michoacán, a community besieged by organized crime and the politicians that enabled it, rose up against those who would do away with their way of life — and through it all inspired a country.

crime in mexico

CHERAN, MEXICO (Report) -- On the road leading into this hardscrabble town in Mexico’s southwest corner, there stands a checkpoint staffed by heavily-armed guards, clad ominously in balaclavas, or ski masks. This scene is not particularly unusual for this violence-plagued country, but Cheran is no ordinary place: seven years ago this month, the

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