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Falling central bank reserves spark speculation and threaten inflation, increasing frictions within the MAS party.
In the face of the massive intensification of extractive industries, Tom Gatehouse’s forthcoming book presents a sweeping study of key mining resistance movements across Latin America.
A new book traces the rise of Indigenous and peasant demands for a moratorium on mining in Ecuador.
Indigenous and campesino communities turn to strikes, road blockages, and other confrontational tactics to reclaim their political agency.
From oil to mining, resource exploitation is the central battlefield for Venezuela’s land and environmental movements.
Del petróleo hasta la minería, la explotación de recursos naturales sigue siendo el campo de batalla clave para los movimientos ambientales y en defensa de la tierra.
Despite President Iván Duque's campaign rhetoric about environmental sustainability, his administration has opened up conflict-ridden regions to foreign multinationals.
The October collapse of the Hard Rock Hotel building project in New Orleans demonstrates the city's willingness to ignore widespread labor precarity.
A recent report and response demonstrate how the Escobal Mine attempts to manipulate the public with the complicity of corrupt state institutions.
Beyond the recent border conflicts over national sovereignty and foreign aid, mineral extraction in the Gran Sabana region of Venezuela is sowing violence against Indigenous peoples.