Central and South America

There are many distinct Indigenous Peoples across the globe - virtually every continent is home to first peoples. Regionally we have sections that are broken down roughly by continent, and within those sections by country (although in some cases a specific People will cross the borders of specific countries).

Indigenous Peoples in Latin America call for an end to destructive mining

Gold on Hold

Indigenous Peruvians Win Right to Sue Occidental Petroleum in U.S. Court

ERI Wins Appeal in Case Against Occidental Petroleum for Contaminating Indigenous Achuar Communities in Peru

Statement to Working Group to Prepare the Draft American Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Controversial mining law green-lighted, Panama

"Whoever Opposes Mining is Seen as a Terrorist"-Wikileaks on the US and Peru

Argentina: Judgement Against Oil Company Recognizes Indigenous Peoples' Rights

Human rights defenders illegally detained in San Miguel Ixtahuacán

Government minister bows to indigenous pressure

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