Indigenous Rights
Colombia is among the world's most dangerous countries for land and environmental activists. A recent court ruling may help diffuse tensions.
María Teresa Quispe learned through experience how deforestation and indigenous economic rights go hand-in-hand
An indigenous community faces eviction — for a second time
How can governments best protect the Amazon's remaining isolated peoples from the threats posed by outside contact?
How can governments best protect the Amazon's remaining isolated peoples from the threats posed by outside contact?
How can governments best protect the Amazon's remaining isolated peoples from the threats posed by outside contact?

Colombia’s Superintendent for Health fined six healthcare intermediaries over $1 million each last week, after finding that their failure to provide adequate health and vaccination services to indigenous communities had contributed to the deaths of 12 Wayuu children in the northern department of La Guajira.

El Sr. Alcalde Pedro Edmunds Paoa fue entrevistado por Americas Quarterly para que nos contara su visión de Rapa Nui.

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.

The Paraguayan government’s Institution for Indigenous Affairs of Paraguay (INDI) expressed its hope on Tuesday that the Paraguayan Supreme Court will reject an appeal from two German ranching companies that have been required to return 14,404 hectares of land to an Indigenous community.

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