Barbara Fraser
10/28/12
A century after thousands of indigenous people died and were displaced in one of the most brutal episodes of the Amazonian rubber boom, government officials publicly apologized for...
Rick Kearns
7/29/12
Indigenous guards of the Cauca region of western Colombia took steps to evict both the Colombian Army and the FARC guerrillas from their territory last week...
ICTMN Staff
5/18/12
What’s the size of a Smart car and has a shell that could be used as a kiddie pool? If you answered Carbonemys cofrinii , or “coal turtle,” you would be correct...
María Clara Valencia
5/18/12
In order to protect isolated indigenous communities that still exist in Colombia, the Colombian government is adjusting the management plan of the National Natural Park of Rio Puré...
Rick Kearns
1/5/12
Part of the celebrations on the Day of Indigenous Resistance in Venezuela on October 12, 2011, included the announcement that the Federal Government was returning more than 39,000 ...
Maria Clara Valencia
11/26/11
Two Indian leaders from the Embera community in Colombia were killed by the illegally armed group Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Farc)...
Barbara Fraser
11/8/11
In a case reminiscent of the movie Avatar, a tree symbolic to the Cofán people of southern Colombia is threatened by construction of a military base...
ICTMN Staff
10/15/11
Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) showed her support for free trade agreements with South Korea, Panama and Colombia on October 12...
ICTMN Staff
10/1/11
A new video posted by Amazon Watch on September 29, shares the fights of the Indigenous Peoples of the Amazon regions in Brazil, Peru, Ecuador, and Colombia...
Maria Clara Valencia
9/14/11
For years, leaders of indigenous communities in Colombia have been warning about how the historic misuse of nature the natural cycles and how this is threatening their traditional ...

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