Pope Francis spoke about the problems facing the poor and indigenous peoples at the Second World Meeting of the Popular Movements in Bolivia.
There are some 370 million indigenous people around the world, the rights of whom are often ignored. Many have been dispossessed of their traditional lands or denied
On World Day of Social Justice, teleSUR spotlights a few of the many social justice movements resisting repression in Latin America.
Populism is a form of mass politics that claims to represent the common people. As a political phenomenon, it has been present in many areas of the world. In Latin
Indigenous definition, originating in and characteristic of a particular region or country; native (often followed by to): the plants indigenous to Canada; the
Latin America is a group of countries and dependencies in the Americas where Spanish and Portuguese are predominant. The term originated in 19th century France as
Nearly 40% of the world’s Catholics live in Latin America, but many people in the region have converted from Catholicism to Protestantism, while some have left
The indigenous peoples of South America are the Pre-Columbian peoples of South America and their descendants. These peoples contrast with South Americans of European
Introduction. Since gaining their independence at the beginning of the 19th century, the Latin American states have tried to establish democratic regimes.
history of Latin America: history of the region from the pre-Columbian period and including colonization by the Spanish and Portuguese beginning in the 15th century