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By: Anastasia Moloney

Date: 3 February 2017

Source: Reuters

Across Latin America just one percent of farms and estates control more than half of the region's productive land.

Giving women access to land in Guatemala is key to forging lasting peace and tackling inequality, Nobel peace laureate Rigoberta Menchu said on Friday, in a country where land distribution is one of the most unequal in the world.

South America

By: David Humphreys

Date: 13 January 2017

Source: Chinadialogue

Buen vivir is the idea that an alternative to economic globalisation exists that is based on “the good life”. Not to be confused with a standard of living defined in monetary or economic terms, the idea includes a spiritual component and a notion of community in which harmony between people – and between people and nature – is integral to social life and economic activity.

South America

NGO Acción Ecológica responds to the government’s attempt to close the organization down

Members of one of Latin America’s most well-known environmental organisations, Acción Ecológica, are fighting for their survival against a controversial attempt by Ecuador’s government to shut them down.





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