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South America

A Life of Heat 'Near Unlivable' for More Than 3 Billion People in Just Decades, Climate Report Warns

"Clearly we will need a global approach to safeguard our children against the potentially enormous social tensions the projected change could invoke."

Julia Conley, staff writer ·

Accusing US of Crimes Against Humanity, Venezuela Calls on ICC to Investigate Sanctions

With punishing sanctions, the Trump administration has given "a death sentence to tens of thousands of Venezuelans per year," foreign minister Jorge Arreaza said.

Julia Conley, staff writer ·

Global Witness Accuses Exxon of 'Exploitative' Contract That Robs People of Guyana of $55 Billion in Lost Oil Revenue

"That money could be spent on upgrading infrastructure, health service, schools, parks, quality of life. Instead it will be plundered by oil barons."

Julia Conley, staff writer ·

Indigenous People in Brazil Vow to Defeat Bolsonaro After "Perverse" Attack Claiming Tribes Are Still "Evolving" Into Human Beings

The Association of Indigenous Peoples filed a lawsuit against the president after he claimed tribes are "evolving" and vowing to "integrate" them.

Julia Conley, staff writer ·

The Other Americans: Indigenous Guatemalans Mobilize to Denounce Coup in Bolivia

Repression against indigenous Bolivians has spurred protests across the Americas.

Jeff Abbott ·

Ecuador's President Moves Government From Capital as Protests Over Austerity Measures Continue

"The measures are a blow to the people. Stuff is getting more expensive, and wages are not rising."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·

First-Ever Indigenous Peoples March Will Fight Against Injustices Faced Across the Globe

"Many Indigenous people are victims of voter suppression, divided families by walls and borders, an environmental holocaust, sex and human trafficking, and police/military brutality."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·

'You Are Courting a Fascist': Pompeo Gives Inauguration US Blessing as Brazilians Brace for 'Repugnant' Bolsonaro

"This is the least American thing a secretary of state can do. Your trip is a disgrace."

Julia Conley, staff writer ·