Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Three people were detained Wednesday in connection to the murder of Lesbia Yaneth Urquia Urquia, an environmental activist and a supporter of the Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras, or COPINH.
Friday, December 4, 2015 - 06:30
Colombia, Brazil and Peru will develop a patrol boat to protect the Amazon as part of a military cooperation project, allowing the countries to share technology, naval shipbuilder Cotecmar said.
Friday, December 4, 2015 - 06:18
As world leaders congregate in Paris to discuss how to address global climate change, InSight Crime highlights five criminal industries that are causing enormous environmental degradation in Latin America.
Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 07:13
No country has done more than Brazil in recent years to tackle the previously rampant levels of deforestation but there is a good reason the agents have their guns drawn - we have seen statistics which show that rates of Amazon destruction are again on the rise.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 06:21
The mainstream media calls farmers in the province of Islay, in the southern department of Arequipa, “anti-mining terrorists” for their opposition to the Tía María mine, a project of the mining company Southern Copper, which has had a presence in southern Peru for half a century.
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 05:36
Nicaragua’s plans to build an interoceanic waterway that rivals the Panama Canal could drive a final nail in the coffin of Central America’s most vulnerable indigenous group, rights leaders warn.
Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 07:17
The United Nations Office in Colombia on Wednesday released a report on the environmental challenges of Colombia’s peace process, especially of the post-conflict period once a final accord is achieved.
Monday, July 7, 2014 - 12:20
The kidnapping that April night, now thought to be the work of men impersonating the Zapatistas, escalated a long-running conflict over who has the right to the fog-draped forests in this far-off corner of Mexico.
Monday, June 30, 2014 - 07:11
37 guerrilleros del frente 15 llegaron a reforzar el frente 48, y fueron estos los que retuvieron los 15 carros cisterna, los metieron vereda adentro y procedieron a abrir las válvulas y a regar el hidrocarburo en la tierra
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 - 09:17
Ambas bases contarán con la presencia de 600 policías, distribuidos equitativamente; además, tendrán el apoyo logístico de las Fuerzas Armadas. Entiéndase helicópteros y otros equipos imprescindibles en la labor de vigilancia e interdicción.