• | Jovenel Moïse speaks at his inauguration ceremony after taking the oath of office PortauPrince February 7 2017 UN Photo Igor Rugwiza Flickr | MR Online

    The foreign roots of Haiti’s “Constitutional crisis”

    Haiti’s president’s term has come to an end, but he refuses to step down. Solidarity is urgent.

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    Shooting at Haitian Parliament surprises few as anti-Government protests continue

    A recent photograph circulating of a Haitian senator shooting an AP reporter is just the tip of the iceberg in Haiti, where an uprising has been simmering for months.

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    Understanding the fires in South America

    Extractivist governments are stoking destruction in the Amazon and beyond. International alliances and Indigenous technologies can help protect the biome and support its 30 million inhabitants.

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    López Obrador’s moment

    It took Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) 12 years to become president-elect of Mexico, making history for Mexico’s Left as his party’s coalition also achieves a legislative majority. But the struggle has only just begun.

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    Honduras in flames

    The chaos surrounding last week’s presidential elections in Honduras reflects a rightwing consolidation of power in the country, abetted by the United States.

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    Criminalizing environmental activism

    Berta Cáceres, assassinated in her home on March 3, 2016, was just one of hundreds of Latin American environmental activists attacked in recent years. At least 577 environmental human rights defenders (EHRDs) were killed in Latin America between 2010 and 2015—more than in any other region—as documented by Global Witness.

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    Land (in) justice in Brazil

    The implementation of austerity measures in the Brazilian countryside, then, casts a long shadow on the potential of farming and land reform to provide the next generation with a sustainable future. It threatens decades of progress made by land justice warriors.