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One of the world’s largest forested areas is being stripped bare by illegal felling


It is not the Amazon that is suffering the world’s most rapid rate of deforestation, but the second largest forest in South America: Gran Chaco

“UNITED REPUBLIC OF SOYBEANS” AND AGRIBUSINESS UNDER CHALLENGE


Soy is the main export and source of foreign currency in Argentina. But it is also a source of controversy in the areas where it is spreading, such as in Cordoba, where citizen mobilisation has put an end to Monsanto’s plans to open a plant in the province.

Exploitation of child domestic labour in Paraguay, a hidden, deep-rooted custom


In Paraguay, 47,000 children live as domestic servants in exchange for board, food and education. Denounced by UNICEF, it’s known as criadazgo.