Rick Kearns
8/31/15
Indigenous activists and allies have been on the march, shutting down highways and staging protests throughout Ecuador for the last three weeks in an effort to stop land and water ...
Rick Kearns
8/21/15
Scholars translated the Mexican Constitution into Mayan recently and the new document will help the country’s large Mayan population understand their rights better and hopefully av...
Rick Kearns
8/6/15
Peru is planning a "controlled contact" effort to communicate with the Mashco-Piro, a voluntary isolated people, that has been unexpectedly appearing in other indigenous communitie...
Rick Kearns
7/30/15
Many Indigenous immigrants from Mexico and Central America, including unaccompanied children, are not able to understand their rights or present their case for asylum to United Sta...
Rick Kearns
7/28/15
Former Guatemalan President Jose Efrain Rios Montt may not have to stand trial for genocide and crimes against humanity for the massacre of Maya Ixil people due to his dementia and...
Rick Kearns
7/11/15
Mayan leaders of Santa Cruz in Belize say they were arrested for removing and then arresting a man who had illegally started to build on a sacred site in their community and then t...
Rick Kearns
6/25/15
While the drought and diversion of rivers has hurt and killed Wayuu people in Colombia, one struggling Wayuu community that lacked clean drinking water now has a solar powered desa...
Rick Kearns
6/17/15
The multinational Yanacocha mining company is again violently harassing her, says the indigenous Peruvian activist who won a major lawsuit brought against her by the company in lat...
Rick Kearns
6/10/15
Native farmers from three Latin American countries will benefit from a special fundraiser this week in Washington, D.C...
Rick Kearns
6/7/15
Peruvian authorities have reopened the forced sterilizations case involving over 300,000 mostly indigenous women, and will investigate further the testimony of former President Alb...

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