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Nation State: Latin America

Chasing Shadows: New report analyzes UN Communications on Human Rights Defenders

Each year, the United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur on human rights defenders receives a large…

Trudeau’s ‘progressive’ TPP violates Indigenous rights

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's so-called 'Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership' (CPTPP) - to…

Oglala Lakota denounce state’s approval of gold mining near Pe’Sla

PIERRE, SD – At a hearing on Jan. 18, Oglala Lakota tribal members and others…

A Pipeline Runs Through it?

In 2013, Enrique Peña Nieto’s government deregulated Mexico’s energy sector, opening it up to foreign…

Marichuy, Mexico’s indigenous candidate: “My goal goes beyond being president”

[caption id="attachment_35639" align="aligncenter" width="1100"] María de Jesús Patricio Martínez (Center). Credit: Tropical Flúor[/caption]“We do not…