Rick Kearns
12/16/13
The ways that laws affecting Indigenous Peoples in Latin America are interpreted by courts – including those dealing with control of natural resources, property and prior consultat...
Sara Shahriari
11/20/13
In Bolivia, 12-year old boys toil deep underground in the suffocating heat of dangerous silver mines...
Peter d'Errico
11/18/12

People have mined gold for centuries. Archeological evidence points to gold mining at least 7,000 years ago. Stories of Aztec gold drove 16th century Spaniards to invade the continent, where they found products of a rich mining and smelting history....

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...