September 23, 2020
Jorge E. Cuéllar

Para las comunidades que sufren la peor parte de la crisis crónica del agua en El Salvador, los llamados a enfrentar la emergencia del coronavirus con el lavado de manos frecuente reinscribieron cruelmente la negligencia estatal y la precariedad de la vida en esta nación escasa de agua.

July 16, 2020
Samantha Demby

En la región Mixe de Oaxaca, la comunidad de Ayutla ha estado sin agua potable durante tres años.

July 15, 2020
Samantha Demby

In Oaxaca's Mixe region, the community of Ayutla has been without potable tap water for three years.

May 6, 2019
Samantha Demby

In southern Mexico, a multi-ethnic network of towns has halted the construction of a mega-dam. Now they are organizing to manage their own natural resources and revitalize their culture as native water protectors.

November 14, 2018
Jackie McVicar

The trial against Berta Cáceres’ accused assassins has been riddled with irregularities and bias—and barred the victims' lawyers from participation. It is a tragic lost opportunity for justice in Honduras.

September 1, 2017
Hilary Goodfriend

Community members in the Salvadoran town of Tacuba responded to the state’s failure to provide clean water by creating their own well system. Now the mayor wants to claim ownership. 

April 12, 2017
Michael L. Dougherty

El Salvador has become the first country in the world to categorically prohibit metal mining, after over a decade of struggle against it.

March 2, 2017
Moira Birss

A year after the assassination of renowned activist Berta Cáceres, Gustavo Castro reflects on the impunity that continues in the investigation of her murder.

February 15, 2017

Along a remote stretch of the U.S.-Mexico border, two visions for the climate-changed future are unfolding.

November 16, 2016
Nasya Razavi

Drought and political divisions are limiting access to water in the Cochabamba Valley. Will social movements mobilize again to protect this basic right?


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