South America-

South America-

Brazil: Indigenous People Block Highway, Protesting Covid-19, Deforestation, and Railway Construction

In 2017 U.S.-based agroindustrial giant Cargill announced it would compete in the tender with a block of other U.S. and Brazilian companies.

Massive Protest in Brazil over Fare Hike

The clock strikes 5 p.m. It's been raining all day. People are looking for a spot where they can stay dry. There are militarized police everywhere. They've got guns and riot gear. A few...

Repression of the National Strike in Columbia Strengthens – Thus Far, Three Demonstrators Have Been Killed

“The spirit that we have is that the territory should be for those who care for it, who inhabit it, who produce the food, who look after the water and the common goods. This...

As European Governments Restrict Nuclear Power, Investors Focus on Brazil

The Brazilian government is working toward restarting its nuclear program, which includes the construction of 12 nuclear power plants that will be producing electricity by 2050. The country already has two nuclear power stations,...

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La Encrucijada’s Dilemma: The Greenwashing of Oil Palm

Oil palm cultivation expands into protected areas in Chiapas with 17,300 acres that the government and companies intend to legalize