South America

South America

European Union-Mercosur Trade Agreement: The Unequal Energy Transition

The agreement was signed months before the European Green Deal; 540% increase in ethanol exports to Europe expected

Green Attack on the Amazon: REDD Projects Worsen Climate Crisis

False solutions, such as carbon markets and Nature Based Solutions, prosper as threats and violence increase in the Brazilian Amazon

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...

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Repeal of Model Cities in Honduras provokes threats from the US

Senators and the U.S. Department of State call for the repeal of ZEDES and threaten Honduras for breach of trade agreements

Yaqui Political Prisoner, Fidencio Aldama, Receives Fourteen Year Prison Sentence

His legal team will appeal the criminalization of the Indigenous Yaqui who is imprisoned for defending his territory

Puente Madera Resists Attempt to Fence Off Common Use Lands for Industrial Park

The sign that government functionaries sought to hang in common use lands of El Pitayal bore the logo of the CIIT and of the company Duxon