Sara Shahriari
11/20/13
In Bolivia, 12-year old boys toil deep underground in the suffocating heat of dangerous silver mines...
Barbara Fraser
11/18/13
A government incentive program that targets some of Peru’s economically poorest areas is helping to keep indigenous children in school, a new study has found...
Sara Shahriari
8/12/13
The results of Bolivia's most recent census are raising questions due to a dramatic fall in the percentage of Bolivians who self-identify as part of an indigenous group...
Sara Shahriari
5/25/13
A young boy sleeping on the street, an old woman begging for money-these are the people who draw Bolivian artist Rosmery Mamani Ventura's eye...
Barbara Fraser
5/7/13
A top Peruvian government official responsible for intercultural affairs has resigned because of disputes in the government over prior consultation of indigenous communities...
Rick Kearns
2/15/13
For the first time in history the new Bolivian Ambassador to Ecuador is an indigenous woman, Rusena Maribel Santamaria Mamani, a former leader of a women’s agricultural union...
Rick Kearns
1/21/12
Bolivia’s new president of the Magistrates' Council, the judicial body that provides administrative and disciplinary supervision of the judges and magistrates in the country, is in...
ICTMN Staff
6/3/11
Last weekend, Puno, Peru, was rocked when more than ten thousand activists, largely Aymara Indians, blocked roads and sacked government buildings in protest of a silver mine planne...
ICTMN Staff
5/9/11
On May 7 at the colosseum in La Paz, Bolivia, about 350 couples were married upholding Indian customs and traditions...