President Humala has announced an economic stimulus package aimed at boosting investment and Peru’s economy, but critics say that the… Read more Is Peru putting its economy ahead of its environment?
(Translation) Marcelo Justo, writing for BBC Mundo, explores the reasons why Latin America still suffers from such severe levels of… Read more Why does Latin America continue to be so unequal?
The ongoing FARC peace talks have dominated Colombia’s presidential elections, with the two second-round candidates offering opposing stances on the… Read more Colombia election leaves FARC peace process on a knife edge
The controversial HidroAysén hydroelectric project, proposed for southern Chile’s Patagonia, has been stalled by the government to the delight of… Read more HidroAysén: Chronicle of an environmental victory foretold in Chile
(Translation) Gerardo Lissardy, writing for BBC Mundo, tells how the World Cup in Brazil has brought varying degrees of fortune… Read more “The World Cup changed my life”: two contrasting stories from Brazil 2014
Fixtures spread far and wide, and construction of new stadia, mean that the 2014 FIFA World Cup will probably finish… Read more Brazil 2014: an environmental nightmare?
Social development and tax justice campaigners point to rampant tax avoidance costing developing countries billions each year. Could a clampdown… Read more Close tax loopholes to cut out dirty side of Latin American development
Ecuador’s electoral authorities have invalidated well over half the signatures submitted by YASunidos in bid to prevent drilling for oil… Read more Ecuador: Yasuní signatures rejected by Electoral Court, activists allege fraud and bias
It’s early days yet, but Green candidate Peñalosa is ahead of current president Santos in some polls. However, there are… Read more Enrique Peñalosa: the candidate hoping to greenwash Colombian politics
Environment ministers from across Latin America meet to lay out plans for unified region-wide climate action, with an eye to… Read more Latin America’s Environment Ministers meet to formulate regional climate change strategy