A long time coming: victory at last for the Bagua protesters.

Protesters acquitted in Peru

An update on the notorious Bagua case.

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NI 500 - The exceptionally brave - 500th issue - March, 2017
Slow justice in Peru

Slow justice in Peru

Thousands of families whose loved ones died or disappeared during Peru’s two-decades-long war with Maoist Shining Path guerrillas are one step closer to finding closure and compensation. Roxana Olivera reports.

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NI 498 - The coming war on China - December, 2016
An oil spill clean-up in the community of Nueva Alianza, in Peru’s northern Amazon region.

The damage done

Tax avoidance has its most pernicious effects in the Global South. Stephanie Boyd reports from Peru.

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NI 498 - The coming war on China - December, 2016

Introducing Marco Arana Zegarra

The politician seemingly came out of nowhere, writes Richard Swift.

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NI 497 - Peace in Colombia? Hope and fears - November, 2016

'I will never give up my land'

Roxana Olivera talks to Goldman Environment Prize winner Máxima Acuña.

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NI 494 - Smiley-faced monopolists - July, 2016
Indigenous women in Peru still fear repercussions as they seek justice for the forced sterilizations they suffered two decades ago.

Against their will

Roxana Olivera meets indigenous women in Peru who are still waiting for justice, two decades after being forcibly sterilized.

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NI 493 - Love in the time of Ebola - June, 2016
Journalist Rafael Leon.

Peru’s independent media under attack

A blow for press freedom occurs just as the country prepares for a new ultra-right government, writes Stephanie Boyd.

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NI 493 - Love in the time of Ebola - June, 2016

Peru’s merry-go-rounders

Peruvians head to polling stations across the Andean nation, Lucas Iberico Lozada reports.

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NI 490 - Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West - March, 2016
Things are looking up for the yellow-tailed woolly monkey, thanks to its human neighbours.

Monkey puzzle solved

Jess Worth on flourishing primates in Peru.

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NI 484 - Capitalism is spinning out of control - July, 2015

And Finally... Susana Baca

Diane Ghogomu talks to Susana Baca, the award-winning singer-songwriter who has dedicated her life to getting recognition for her marginalized Afro-Peruvian community.

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NI 484 - Capitalism is spinning out of control - July, 2015
Dancing with big oil

Dancing with big oil

Ximena S Warnaars reports on an unprecedented agreement in Peru.

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NI 482 - Global banking now - May, 2015
Juan and his younger brother (peeping out from behind the bricks in the photo below) occasionally snatch moments of play, but their work is never done.

Growing upside down

For thousands of Peruvian children, daily life means working to help feed the family. Fernando Del Berro meets one of them.

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NI 481 - Total control - is Monsanto unstoppable? - April, 2015

‘Is this your fingerprint? Do you recognize it?’

Strange goings-on in the trial of indigenous protesters accused of killing police in Bagua. Roxana Olivera reports from the Peruvian Amazon.

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NI 478 - NGOs - Do they help? - December, 2014
Matawa First Nations

Touch the earth

As reserves dwindle and demand balloons, resource companies are pushing into more remote regions and onto indigenous land. Jen Wilton tours seven hotspots where native people are demanding the right to decide what happens on their ancestral territory.

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NI 470 - Commodities - the pitfalls of resource wealth - March, 2014

Let us prey

Vulture funds buy up ‘bad’ debt owed by countries in distress and aggressively sue for full payment, plus compound interest.

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NI 464 - Debt - a global scam - July, 2013
Indigenous organizations to sue Peru over Amazon gas project

Indigenous organizations to sue Peru over Amazon gas project

David Hill reports on the legal move to protect isolated indigenous peoples at risk of ‘extermination’ by the country’s biggest ever hydrocarbons project.

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NI 459 - The feral rich - January, 2013

Country Profile: Peru

Peru is said to be booming but the poor would never know it. Stephanie Boyd reports.

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NI 458 - Internet showdown - December, 2012
How do you sleep at night, Mr Davis?

How do you sleep at night, Mr Davis?

Two dead, 100 injured – this is the way Swiss mining giant Xstrata does ‘community relations’ in Peru, while boss Mick Davis is in line for a $44 million bonus.

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NI 453 - Protection racket - June, 2012
‘Many of our people have worked in mines,’ says Mauro Cruz. ‘They know what happens...’

Peruvians rise up against the mines

The scale of indigenous-led protests against mining in southern Peru took most by surprise. Vanessa Baird on what led to such flare-ups.

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NI 446 - Nature's defenders - October, 2011
Maria Vervenita and some of her children. ‘We shall have to become beggars – that is not the Asháninka way.’

Peru's dam busters

Vanessa Baird discovers why the Asháninka people of the River Ene are taking a hard line against dam builders – and others.

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NI 446 - Nature's defenders - October, 2011

Hugo Blanco

Leading voice for indigenous rights, Hugo Blanco.

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NI 439 - Who's pushing politicians' buttons? - January, 2011
An image from secret police photos of the capture and detention of  the anti-Majaz mining project protestors.

The ticking bomb

Peru’s rash of unlikely terrorists. Stephanie Boyd reports.

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NI 427 - Terror takeover - November, 2009
Indigenous protestors rally against APEC and high food prices in the ancient Peruvian capital of Cuzco. Photo by Miguel Araoz Cartagena

Food last!

Across the world, popular protest has demanded adequate food and fair prices. Stephanie Boyd reports from Cuzco in Peru.

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NI 418 - Crisis! Crisis! Food... Money... What next? - December, 2008

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Article title From magazine Publication date
The exceptionally brave - 500th issue March, 2017
The coming war on China December, 2016
The coming war on China December, 2016
Peace in Colombia? Hope and fears November, 2016
Smiley-faced monopolists July, 2016
Love in the time of Ebola June, 2016
Love in the time of Ebola May, 2016
Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West March, 2016
Capitalism is spinning out of control July, 2015
Capitalism is spinning out of control July, 2015
Global banking now May, 2015
Total control - is Monsanto unstoppable? April, 2015
NGOs - Do they help? December, 2014
Commodities - the pitfalls of resource wealth March, 2014
Debt - a global scam July, 2013
The feral rich January, 2013
Internet showdown December, 2012
Protection racket June, 2012
Time for a fair economy March, 2012
Nature's defenders October, 2011
Nature's defenders October, 2011
Who's pushing politicians' buttons? January, 2011
Terror takeover November, 2009
Crisis! Crisis! Food... Money... What next? December, 2008
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