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PARIS (Reuters) - The European Union should consider sanctions for companies that source materials from protected Brazilian forest reservations and native lands, an indigenous community representative said.
LA PAZ (Reuters) - Bolivian President Evo Morales said on Sunday he was resigning to ease violence that has gripped the South American nation since a disputed election, but he stoked fears of more unrest by saying he was the victim of a "coup" and faced arrest.
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia said on Tuesday it would speed social investment of $391.6 million earmarked for southwestern Cauca province, where indigenous communities and political candidates have been recent targets for violence by crime gangs and dissident rebels.
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Five Colombian indigenous guards, tasked with protecting the country's tribal reservations, were killed in a confrontation, possibly with dissident rebel fighters on Tuesday, the military said.
SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Protesters from indigenous communities around Chile's Atacama salt flats, among the world's richest reserves of lithium, have blocked access to lithium operations amid nationwide rallies over inequality, a local leader said on Friday.
TORONTO (Reuters) - Ina Matawapit was barely conscious - intoxicated and suffering from a blow to the head - when police drove her to the North Caribou Lake clinic in Ontario, Canada, one summer evening in 2012.
QUITO (Reuters) - Ecuador's indigenous movement said on Wednesday that it paused talks with President Lenin Moreno because of the government's "persecution" of the group's leaders since a halt to violent anti-austerity protests.
QUITO (Reuters) - Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno on Monday officially scrapped his own law to cut expensive fuel subsidies after days of violent protests against the IMF-backed measure, returning fuel prices to prior levels until a new measure can be found.
SANTIAGO (Reuters) - U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet, who earlier this month came under personal attack from Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro, says she feels sorry for Brazil, according to a Chilean media report published on Sunday.
BANGKOK: Huge renewable energy projects planned in Asia, such as solar parks and hydropower dams, risk accelerating the conversion of farmland, uprooting communities and destroying livelihoods, energy experts and human rights activists warned.