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Tensions are growing between Bolivia's government and civil society ahead of climate talks

This week’s likely news stories: Mexico’s ruling party wins the congressional elections; Canada and Japan block a G7 statement on carbon emissions; Latin American officials to discuss Mercosur at EU-CELAC Summit; Argentina’s debt inflates after U.S. court ruling; protestors demand Honduran president’s resignation.

Latin American countries' commitments to fighting climate change are critical, but so is the level of political buy-in from citizens and business.

La reciente evaluación de la Agencia Internacional para la Investigación sobre el Cáncer vino a respaldar lo que por años han dicho organizaciones de derechos humanos, conceptos de la Corte Constitucional en Colombia y un sinnúmero de estudios científicos: el glifosato hace más mal que bien.

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

This week’s likely top stories: Former Brazilian president investigated; Opposition gains influence in Bolivia; ICJ hearing on Bolivia-Chile border dispute begins; Puerto Rico legalizes medical marijuana; Costa Rican coast suffers chemical spill.

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.

There could be very important diplomatic exchanges behind the scenes at the Summit of the Americas, which could prove pivotal for the world’s response to global climate change.

Intelligence chiefs to be replaced in Peru; Citigroup is permitted to process Argentine debt payment; Costa Rica sets global clean energy record; former Spanish PM to defend Venezuelan opposition leaders; Ayotzinapa victims’ families visit Amnesty International.

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

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