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We need a new observatory of democracy in the Americas | David Adler and Guillaume Long
The Organization of American States is no longer credible. We need a new body if we are to protect democracy

David Adler and Guillaume Long

15, Nov, 2021 @11:13 AM

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Bolivia: fate of 11-year-old girl raped by family member sparks abortion debate
Religious groups seek to force girl to give birth as intervention of the Catholic church questioned

Dan Collyns in Lima

29, Oct, 2021 @8:00 AM

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‘It still gives me nightmares’: the firefighters on the frontline as the world burns
As global heating sees a surge in wildfires, we hear from those tackling the blazes, who face injury, death and trauma, often without proper equipment or support

Sarah Johnson

24, Oct, 2021 @2:00 PM

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‘No one comes here any more’: the human cost as Covid wipes out tourism
From Bolivia’s Lake Titicaca to wildlife tourism in Nepal, we find out how the crisis has affected people in four travel hotspots – and whether or not they want the tourists to return

Pete Pattisson, William Wroblewski, Mehrangez Tursunsoza and Charles Pensulo

19, Aug, 2021 @1:12 PM

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Bolivia’s indigenous female wrestlers mid-flight: Todd Antony’s best photograph
‘These women wrestle for their mental and physical health – and to stick two fingers up at a male wrestling culture. Capturing them mid-flight was tricky’

Interview by Imogen Tilden

11, Aug, 2021 @12:01 PM

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Indigenous Americans demand a reckoning with brutal colonial history
From Canada to Colombia, protests erupt against legacies of violence, exploitation and cultural erasure

John Bartlett in Santiago, Natalie Alcoba in Buenos Aires, Joe Parkin Daniels in Bogotá and Leyland Cecco in Toronto

27, Jul, 2021 @9:30 AM

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Finding fangs: new film exposes illicit trade killing off Bolivia’s iconic jaguar
Undercover documentary investigates the trafficking of Latin America’s big cat to meet demand in China

Dan Collyns in Lima

12, Jun, 2021 @6:01 AM

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The ‘forgotten’ people picking your Brazil nuts – for a fraction of the price
Rich profits from the prized nut have failed to benefit those finding them. Now cooperatives hope to shake up the system

Flávia Milhorance and Brian Barth in Rondônia, Brazil

09, Apr, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Cycle of retribution takes Bolivia's ex-president from palace to prison cell
Jeanine Áñez’s government once sought to jail the country’s former leader Evo Morales for terrorism and sedition – now she faces the same charges

Tom Phillips Latin America correspondent

17, Mar, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Gurrumul, Omar Souleyman, 9Bach and DakhaBrakha: the best global artists the Grammys forgot
From the Godfathers of Arabic rap to the father of Ethio-jazz, Grammy-winning producer Ian Brennan guides a tour through global music’s greatest

Ian Brennan

11, Mar, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Humanitarian crisis looms on Chile-Bolivia border as migrants cross on foot
Chile closed land borders last year due to Covid but authorities report surge in crossings, mostly Venezuelan migrants

Charis McGowan in Santiago

09, Mar, 2021 @9:45 AM

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¡Populista! review: Chávez, Castro and Latin America's 'pink wave' leaders
BBC reporter Will Grant has produced an excellent look at the group of strongmen who came from left field

Carrie Gibson

09, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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