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...
Rick Kearns
5/29/15
Saving indigenous languages by recording them and then issuing a challenge online has inspired thousands of people to reciprocate by posting videos onto YouTube in the last year; t...
Rick Kearns
5/22/15
The former head of Paraguay’s Indigenous Institute was sentenced last month to six and a half years in prison for illegally selling indigenous land; and is also awaiting trial for ...
Rick Kearns
5/15/15
On April 19th the Caribbean Court of Justice announced its judgment affirming the 2013 holding of the Court of Appeal of Belize that the Maya indigenous people of southern Belize h...
Rick Kearns
5/3/15
Last month, Mexican authorities rescued 200 Tarahumara men, women and children from an agricultural work camp in northwestern Mexico where they were held against their will and sub...
Rick Kearns
4/27/15
Indigenous Colombian leader Fernando Salazar Calvo was shot to death outside his home on April 7 and local authorities are calling for a "top-level" investigation into the murder o...
Rick Kearns
4/17/15
Thousands of Wayuu children are starving and dying of thirst in northern Colombia as a result of the government’s damming of the Rancheria River which diverted the water to big far...

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