High in the Peruvian Andes, in the southeastern region of Huancavelica, lies a brown, treeless mountaintop — the scars of the now-boarded-up Santa Bárbara mercury mine, whose legacy is social and environmental devastation, reports Ana Zorita.
Thousands of people took to the streets in the Cusco region of southern Peru protesting the government’s move to privatise ticket sales for the famous Machu Picchu archaeological site, reports Ana Zorita.
Tens of thousands of Peruvians took to the streets across the country on July 19 to protest the Dina Boluarte coup government, reports Ana Zorita, marking the first of 10 days of national action called for by unions and grassroots organisations.
The United States and the corporate media is defending Ecuadorian right-wing president Guillermo Lasso, who dissolved the country’s parliament on May 17 and will rule by decree for up to six months until new elections are held, reports Ana Zorita.
Despite the region’s steep topography and vulnerability to earthquakes, companies are seeking to exploit Ecuador’s Chimborazo province for large-scale copper and gold mining, reports Ana Zorita.
Workers and unions led strikes in Uruguay against the right-wing government’s proposed pension reforms, which include raising the retirement age from 60 to 65, reports Ana Zorita.
Tens of thousands of Colombians took to the streets to support progressive social and economic reforms proposed by President Gustavo Petro, reports Ana Zorita.
Progressive forces swept Ecuador’s local elections on February 5 as opposition grows to the right-wing Guillermo Lasso government, reports Ana Zorita.
Massive protests continue in Peru in a widespread rejection of the right-wing coup against President Pedro Castillo on December 7, reports Ana Zorita.
Peruvian President Pedro Castillo has been impeached by right-wing forces in Congress, the final act in a 17-month-long destabilisation campaign, reports Ana Zorita.
Trade unions across Latin America have expressed solidarity with Bolivia in the face of right-wing destabilisation attempts in Santa Cruz, reports Ana Zorita.
The Honduran army and national police converged on a Garífuna community in Punta Gorda — on the island of Roatán — on November 7, violently evicting residents, reports Ana Zorita.
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