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Mais uma luta entre construtoras e comunidades indígenas está sendo travada nas profundezas da floresta amazônica. As regras mudaram desde Belo Monte. Quem vai ganhar dessa vez?
Peru's "consulta previa" law is tested by a plan to create a year-round shipping route through the Amazon.
Another fight between developers and indigenous tribes is raging deep in the rain forest. The rules have changed since Belo Monte. Who will win this time?

On Tuesday, the Brazilian government unveiled a 198.4 billion reais ($64 billion) infrastructure plan aimed at restoring economic growth through private investments in the country’s depleted roads, rail and ports.

A joint report by ProPublica and NPR released Wednesday alleges that the Red Cross “repeatedly failed” in its efforts to provide adequate support to Haiti after the country’s 2010 earthquake.

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang begins an eight day trip to South America today, landing in Brazil with a promise of some $50 billion in Chinese investments in Brazilian infrastructure. 

Could newly rekindled U.S.-Cuba relations lead to more Internet access in Cuba?

Under pressure from civil society, Mexico’s Chamber of Deputies initiated a period of public hearings today to inform a new draft of the country's General Water Law.

Failure to comply with ILO Convention 169 has caused recurring friction between the government and Indigenous communities in Panama and throughout the entire region.

On Monday, a lawyer for the Indigenous Rama people in Nicaragua told the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) that there could be serious repercussions for the Rama if Nicaragua’s $50 billion canal project is allowed to continue.

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