Indigenous Latin America

Feb 20, 2018

Guarani-Kaiowá: Community Faces Risks of Violent Eviction from their Traditional Land

Brazilian Federal Justice ordered the eviction of indigenous Guarani-Kaiowá from their traditional communities Pindoroky, Nhamõe Guavyray and Guapoy Guasu, in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul. The beneficiary of the repossession action ordered by the Court is Agropecuária Penteado, owner of the Fazenda Santa Maria. The Guarani regret that the federal justice’s decision favours...

Feb 20, 2018

Guarani-Kaiowá: Community Faces Risks of...

Brazilian Federal Justice ordered the eviction of indigenous Guarani-Kaiowá from their traditional communities Pindoroky, Nhamõe Guavyray and Guapoy Guasu, in the state of Mato Grosso do...

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Jan 24, 2018

Business and Human Rights – The Curse of “Destructive...

Today, the term ‘development’ is generally associated with political promises of economic growth and prosperity and the full integration of so-called developing countries into the global community....

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Nov 27, 2017

Mapuche: 21-Year-Old Killed over Land Right D...

Photo Courtesy of Esteban Ignacio @Flickr On 25 November 2017, during the latest operation of the Argentinian police ordered by Federal Judge Gustavo Villanueva to clear ancestral land of the Mapuche...

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Nov 24, 2017

Brazilian Delegation in Brussels at the Occasion...

During the week of 20  November 2017 the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) – in collaboration with Mr Francisco Assis MEP (S&D) and Marisa Matias (GUE/NGL) and with the...

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Nov 22, 2017

European Parliament Conference: Friends of Indigenous...

[DESCRIÇÃO EM PORTUGUÊS ABAIXO]   22 November 2017 | 18:00-20:00 Room P1C047 | European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium On 22 November at 18:00 the Unrepresented Nations and...

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Nov 20, 2017

EP Documentary Screening: Terras Brasileiras /...

[DESCRIÇÃO EM PORTUGUÊS ABAIXO]   20 November 2017 | 18:30-21:00 Room ASP 1G2 | European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium On 20 November 2017 at 18:30 the Unrepresented Nations...

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Nov 09, 2017

Brazil: Report Shows Continuing Deterioration...

Photo courtesy of CIMI On 5 October 2017 the Indigenous Missionary Council (CIMI) published their report on Violence against Indigenous Peoples in Brazil recorded in 2016. The report signals a...

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Oct 23, 2017

Brazil: Electric Hydropower Policies Severely...

Photo courtesy of International hydropower association.  Indigenous communities and researchers report the devastating effects of the construction of hydropower plants on the Teles Pires river which...

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