A Contentious Election Deepens Peru’s Crisis

July 16, 2021

Peruvians went to the polls on June 6 to elect a new president. Pedro Castillo is leading Keiko Fujimori by 44,000 votes in an election in which 17.6 million cast their ballots. The result is yet to be confirmed by the election authorities. A newly-edited book by one of the greatest Peruvian...

Will Peru’s Institutions Withstand the Corruption Test?

Despite the deep blows that a series of scandals is inflicting upon Peru’s political establishment and government institutions, the country is leading the way in the regional fight against impunity and graft. Peru is one of Latin America’s most dynamic economies, being a founding member of...

Maduro’s Regime Is in Denial Over the Scale of Venezuela’s Migrant Crisis

If the exodus continues, the staggering amount of Venezuelan refugees spread throughout the Western Hemisphere could eclipse the total of 6 million that have fled from war in Syria. Numerous countries and regions across the globe are experiencing the consequences of mass migration waves due to...

Peru’s Dirty Gold

February 10, 2017

Peru’s illegal gold mining trade has brought with it an epidemic of sex trafficking, crime and deforestation. Gold mining now leads as Peru’s main source of illegal income, surpassing even the cocaine trade. This surge has made Peru the leading producer of gold in Latin America and...

No Climate Justice Without Gender Justice

November 18, 2016

Around the world, women have been actively seeking solutions to climate change. For some, women are seen as weak and vulnerable, and it is no different when it comes to climate change. They are not considered to be agents of change. But this narrative needs to change. Women are impacted by...