Indigenous Latin America

Oct 12, 2018

Brazil’s Presidential Candidates: The Indigenous Peoples’ Perspective

On Sunday 7 October 2018, amidst considerate political and economic tensions, Brazilian electors went to the urns all over the world to state their choice for the country’s next President and other regional representatives. The result of the first round of votes however, has prompted more tensions and uncertainties about the future of the country, having elected to the second round of votes Jair...

Oct 12, 2018

Brazil’s Presidential Candidates: The Indigenous...

On Sunday 7 October 2018, amidst considerate political and economic tensions, Brazilian electors went to the urns all over the world to state their choice for the country’s next President and other...

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Sep 17, 2018

Latin America: Indigenous Delegation Meets MEPs...

From 3 to 13 September 2018, indigenous representatives from Central America travelled to Brussels, Geneva and Copenhagen in order to shed light on human rights violations caused by extractive industries...

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Sep 10, 2018

The Time for Indigenous Peoples to Decide for...

“We are the Juruna from the Paquiçamba Indigenous Land, and those are our rules to be fulfilled by the government” Since it began its operation in 2015, the Belo Monte Hydroelectric...

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Aug 21, 2018

UNPO and its Successful Campaign on Brazilian...

For over six years now, UNPO has increased its presence and support on the American continent. Despite not having formal members in the South of the continent so far, the grants provided by the Nando and...

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Aug 09, 2018

Brazilian Indigenous Organisations Struggle for...

On the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples of 2018, leaderships from the “Articulation of the Indigenous Peoples of Brazil” (in Portuguese, “Articulação...

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Aug 07, 2018

The Worldwide Struggle to Recognize Indigenous...

All over the world, Indigenous Peoples are struggling to have the rights over their ancestral lands recognized. Contrasted to the processes which companies such as the ones related to the palm oil industry...

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Jul 23, 2018

European Parliament Adopts Far-Reaching Resolution...

On 3 July 2018, the European Parliament adopted by 534 votes to 71, with 73 abstentions, a resolution on violations of the rights of indigenous peoples in the world, including land grabbing, drafted by...

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Jul 05, 2018

Brazil: Indigenous Community Threatened by Construction...

The National Department of Transport Infrastructure published a report declaring the viability of constructing a waterway in the traditional territory of the Munduruku indigenous community, in the state...

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