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"
Rising temperatures are forcing farmers to grow their potatoes at higher altitudes, but as mountain peaks become slimmer, so do the opportunities for successful cultivationRead more "Climate Change Might Be the Greatest Threat to Potato Cultivation in 8,000 Years"
Country’s first indigenous leader sworn in to rule until 2020, as sliding commodity prices augur more turbulent presidencyRead more "Morales Embarks on Third Term in Bolivia"