Water-related conflicts are occurring across Uruguay, over its use and control, with big business interests pitted against the right to safe drinking water, writes María Noel González.
The Escolásticas community in Querétaro state, Mexico, has been subjected to extreme police repression, as it struggles to protect land and water from private interests, reports Tamara Pearson.
Movements, organisations and Indigenous communities gathered in the Assembly for Water and For Life over February 18–19, reports Tamara Pearson.
Indigenous groups and supporters have spent the past month travelling in a convoy to regions where Western corporations are plundering water and resources. Tamara Pearson took part in the convoy.
The newly inaugurated government of progressive President Xiomara Castro declared Honduras free of open-cut mining on February 28 to protect its environment, reports People's Dispatch.
Long-term community and union activists Andrew Chuter and Rachel Evans will run for the Socialist Alliance in the New South Wales Senate. Jim McIlroy reports.
The ongoing injustices and dispossession of First Nations peoples can be seen in the devastating impact of stolen water rights. But, writes Tracey Carpenter, some changes have been won in Victoria.