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).

Ecuador: Girón advances toward a community plebiscite to stop mining in Kimsacocha

Militarization and murders stifle anti-mining movement in Guatemala

Guatemalan Court Suspends Mining Operations in La Puya

Brazil - Yudja indigenous people request consultation regarding Belo Sun

Ecuador - US appeals court orders Ecuador to pay $96 mn to Chevron

Canadian Church Is to Divest Goldcorp Shares

Brazil - Vale ordered to halt production at giant Amazon nickel mine

The right to say “No”: Indigenous rights experts weigh in on community consent

Native protesters seize oil wells in Peru to urge government action

Rising tensions in Bolivia over oil and gas exploitation on indigenous lands

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