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The life of the renowned campesino activist Hugo Blanco helps us see through the limitations of state reform and better hear the often-silenced voices of resisting communities.
With Peru's mainstream media concentrated in a few hands, citizens turn to the internet to challenge hegemonic narratives. The results are not always utopian.
The anti-government protests that erupted in December have a clear political agenda: new elections and the convening of a constituent assembly.
Peru’s latest political crisis is rooted in the failure of key transitions to consolidate democracy and basic social coexistence.
With mass protests rocking the country and the legitimacy of state powers in ruins, space for dialogue is closing.
Con fuerte movilización ciudadana en todo el país y los poderes del estado ya deslegitimados, las ventanas de diálogo se van cerrando.
Tras el aumento de los precios de los alimentos, los pequeños agricultores del sur de Perú dependen de los sistemas alimentarios tradicionales para afrontar la crisis alimentaria.
Amid rising prices, small farmers in Southern Peru rely on traditional food systems to confront the food crisis.
Kimberly Theidon’s book explores the conjoined legacies of war-time violence against women, children, and nature in Peru and Colombia.
Indigenous and campesino communities turn to strikes, road blockages, and other confrontational tactics to reclaim their political agency.