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IG Report Finds Trump Aid to Venezuela Was Aimed at Toppling Maduro

"This was incredibly obvious at the time, but it's shocking to see the details," said one U.S. journalist and author. 

Brett Wilkins ·

UN Treaty Could Force Mining Companies to Behave Responsibly

As business continues during a global pandemic, the need to protect the environment, health and human rights are ever-more urgent.

Aldo Orellana López ·

Reporting Human Rights Abuses Is Not a Crime

We stand with the Colombian Peace Community of San José de Apartadó

Defend the Sacred Alliance ·

Biden Pushes Colombia to Restart Glyphosate Spraying Program

Experts: “The recently announced decision sends an unfortunate message to the Colombian people that your administration is not committed to abandoning the ineffective and damaging war on drugs internationally."

Common Dreams staff ·

US-Guyana Maritime Patrols Near Venezuela Border Denounced as Latest American Imperialism

Pompeo says the joint naval and air patrols in the disputed, oil-rich region are meant to fight drug trafficking, but critics see them as the latest U.S. aggression toward Maduro.  

Brett Wilkins ·

These Big City Mayors Want Green Stimulus Spending to Counter Covid-19

Outside the EU, most pandemic recovery spending has reinforced the carbon-intensive status quo.

Andrew McCormick ·

Global Witness Reveals 2019 Was 'Deadliest Year on Record' for Eco-Defenders, With 212 Murdered Worldwide

"Those that defend our land and environment are on the front lines of #ClimateAction. But we are failing them badly."

Jessica Corbett ·

Remembering Colombian Land Defender Hernán Bedoya

"A year before he died, Hernán warned the palm oil companies planned to plant another 1,000 hectares (2,470 acres), which would be impossible unless he and more than a dozen other campesinos were dispossessed."

Brent Patterson ·

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