Rick Kearns
3/24/12
The epicenter of the 7.4 magnitude earthquake that rumbled through Mexico on March 20 was in the heavily indigenous regions of Oaxaca and Guerrero...
Barbara Fraser
3/18/12
A Shipibo man was one of three people killed March 14 in Puerto Maldonado, in Peru’s southeastern Amazon region, during a protest against new laws designed to control wildcat gold ...
Linda Daniels
3/16/12
Indigenous intellectual property has over the years provoked a fierce debate between governments, first nation peoples and corporates about who should benefit most from the spoils ...
Barbara Fraser
3/14/12
Hundreds of demonstrators – both indigenous people and members of the political opposition – began a two-week march from Ecuador’s southern Amazonian region to Quito on March 8 to ...
Barbara Fraser
3/10/12
Continued construction of the Belo Monte dam, a huge and controversial hydroelectric plant on Brazil’s Xingú River raised red flags for a committee of experts from the Internationa...
Linda Daniels
3/1/12
For centuries, the people of the southernmost region of Africa have sipped a distinct red colored herbal tea and sworn by its soothing and healing properties...
ICTMN Staff
2/29/12
It’s Leap Year Day, February 29, giving some people an elusive birthday and others the chance to ask their beau for a ring...
Barbara Fraser
2/11/12
A caravan of about 700 people from Peru’s northern Cajamarca region arrived in Lima, the capital, on February 9, at the end of a nine-day journey to protest a mine they said would ...
Barbara Fraser
2/10/12
Indigenous leaders from Ecuador’s Amazonian lowlands are calling for the government to drop plans to auction 21 leases near the Peruvian border for oil drilling...
Rick Kearns
2/10/12
Indigenous protestors and the Panamanian Government reached an accord on February 7 to halt massive nationwide protests against mining and development laws that had shut down a maj...

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