Comment & Analysis: Why Bolivia Stood Alone in Opposing the Cancún Climate Agreement (Pablo Solon/The Guardian)

[We were accused of being obstructionist, obstinate and unrealistic. But we feel an enormous obligation to set aside diplomacy and tell the truth.]

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Documentary: Secrets of the Tribe (Director: Jose Padilha)

[The field of anthropology goes under the magnifying glass in a fiery investigation of the seminal research on Yanomami Indians, also known as the 'Fierce People'. In the 1960s and 70s, a steady stream of anthropologists filed into the Amazon Basin to observe this 'virgin' society untouched by modern life. Thirty years later, the events surrounding this infiltration have become a scandalous tale of academic ethics and infighting. Documentary only viewable if you're based in the UK.]

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Comment & Analysis Audio: What's Behind New Venezuelan Laws? Interview with James Suggett (Michael Fox/Venezuelanalysis)

[Audio Interview with Venezuelanalysis staff writer James Suggett about the recent laws passed by Venezuela's National Assembly, including President Hugo Chavez's new law decree power. (14 mins, 50 secs)]

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Comment & Analysis: Indigenous Insight: An Interview with Peruvian Activist Hugo Blanco (Victor Figueroa-Clark/Red Pepper)

[An interview with Hugo Blanco, an ecosocialist and indigenous activist from Peru.]

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Comment & Analysis: Afro-Colombian Farmers on Displacement and Resistance (Jake Hess/Upside Down World)

[Five years after the alleged demobilisation of army-backed paramilitaries in Colombia, violence and human rights abuses remain widespread in the countryside, displaced Afro-Colombian farmers and community leaders Juan Sanchez and Roberto Guzman say.]

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Comment & Analysis: Dilma Rousseff Must Deliver Media Democracy in Brazil (Enrico Tortolano/Tribune)

[There is a growing media democracy movement in Brazil and the new administration needs to facilitate this process.]

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Music Video: Danay - Lagrimas de Soledad

[Cuban singer Danay Suarez performs her song 'Lagrimas de Soledad'.]

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Comment & Analysis: South America Shows Unity in Support of Palestinian Statehood (Marcela Valente/IPS)

[With the string of announcements in South America of recognition of a Palestinian state last month, the region's integration process showed a new interest in and capacity to reach common positions in the realm of foreign policy.]

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Comment & Analysis Video: The Tyranny of Soy Agribusiness in Paraguay (Ben Dangl/The Real News)

[Since being elected in 2008, the 'Red Bishop' Fernando Lugo has been unable, or unwilling, to deliver on promises made to the landless farmers who got him to power in the first place.]

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