Global rights group condemns growing “criminalization of dissent” in region as security forces violate demonstrators’ rightsRead more "Amnesty Slams Heavy Crackdowns on Protest in Americas"
President Humala relieves five top ministers in opposition’s crosshairs to shore up flagging administrationRead more "Peru President Reshuffles Cabinet"
Ecuadorian satirist Bonil has come under government fire for a depiction of a soccer player-turned-politician, which they deemed “socio-economically discriminatoryRead more "Ecuador Going After ‘Ink Assassin’ Over Controversial Political Cartoon"
Sides will debate Chile’s challenge to international court’s legitimacy in sea access decision in MayRead more "Bolivia-Chile Sea Quarrel Gets Hague Court Date"
‘Thirty one thousand fewer hectares means 240 tons [of cocaine] haven’t been produced, and $250 million in exports of alternative crops’Read more "Peru Rips Out Record Coca Leaf Area in 2014"
I went on HuffPost Live’s World Brief show to talk about a stand-off in Peru’s Amazon between indigenous groups and a foreign oil company.Read more "Here’s my Interview with HuffPost Live"
The government has failed to sufficiently regulate the oil sector, say the protestors, and runoff from drilling has poisoned rivers and streamsRead more "Peru’s Indigenous Communities Are Fighting Back Against Environmental Contamination by Seizing Oil Wells"