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Bringing the Fight over Bolivia's TIPNIS Road to Washington, DC

Bringing the Fight over Bolivia's TIPNIS Road to Washington, DC

Bolivian indigenous leaders denounce human rights violations in Isiboro-Sécure case in Washington

March 22, 2013Carwil Without Borders

Bolivian indigenous leaders addressed the IACHR in the culmination of a weeklong trip in what is now the third year of the high-profile campaign to prevent the Bolivian government from building a highway through TIPNIS lands.

The Bully from Brazil

South America's superpower is shoving its weight around across the continent – and the natives aren't exactly thrilled

July 20, 2012Foreign Policy

Delmi Morales Nosa never imagined she'd need her family's bow and arrow for anything other than hunting. But when construction started last year on a highway set to bisect her homeland, Bolivia's second-largest national park, she reconsidered.

The Doctrine of Intervention

Today's political ethics are surprisingly similar to the doctrine of discovery set by the Vatican back in 1452

April 4, 2011Al Jazeera

One does not think of archaic papal bulls when witnessing democratic states like Brazil or the United States building dams on Amazon rivers or drilling for oil in the Arctic Ocean. Yet today's political ethics are surprisingly similar to the doctrine of discovery set by the Vatican back in 1452.

Lesson from Durban

Lesson from Durban

We are the climate changers we've been waiting for

December 19, 2011

Another global climate conference has come and gone, another heartbreaking missed opportunity for humanity to actually do something about impending climate chaos.

Brazil’s Long Shadow Vexes Some Neighbors

November 4, 2011New York Times

As American dominance in the region recedes and Brazil increasingly flexes its newfound political and economic might, it has begun to experience the pitfalls of the role as well: a pushback against the hemisphere's rising power.

Bolivian Indigenous March a Success

Bolivian Indigenous March a Success

President Morales cancels road through TIPNIS reserve

October 22, 2011

Yesterday, President Evo Morales cancelled a planned road project that would have cut through the heart of the TIPNIS indigenous reserve in the Bolivian Amazon.

Bolivia's Morales Abandons Amazon Jungle Highway

October 21, 2011Associated Press

La Paz, Bolivia – President Evo Morales said Friday that he was scrapping plans to build a highway through a nature reserve in Bolivia's jungle lowlands, bowing to public pressure after a two-month protest march by Amazon Indians.

The Privilege of Working with Indigenous Rainforest Guardians

The Privilege of Working with Indigenous Rainforest Guardians

Part III

October 17, 2011

Today, I want to tell you about the work Amazon Watch is doing to steer Bolivia and the REDD movement in a wiser, more humane and more effective direction.

Update on the Situation in Bolivia

Update on the Situation in Bolivia

September 29, 2011

Over 3,000 people have already sent letters of concern to the Bolivian authorities over repression carried out by the police against TIPNIS protesters while they were marching to La Paz.

Tell Bolivia: Stop the Repression, Respect Indigenous Rights

Tell Bolivia: Stop the Repression, Respect Indigenous Rights

September 28, 2011

A protest march by Bolivian indigenous peoples turned violent on Sunday as 500 Bolivian police tear-gassed, fired upon with rubber bullets, and beat protesters.

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