Coca leaf cultivation increased by 18 percent between 2021 and 2022 in Peru, mainly around Amazon borderlands. We spoke to journalist Pamela Huerta about the impact this has had on local communities and on the environment.
We spoke with Bram Ebus, journalist and leader of Amazon Underworld, an investigative project that explores the criminal dynamics in the area, as well as their impact on the environment and its inhabitants.
In Colombia, one out of every three women deprived of their liberty was accused of crimes related to drug trafficking. Their situation doesn’t always improve when they are released from prison.
Baz Dreisinger, journalist and author of Incarceration Nations, argues that prisons fail to halt crime, and proposes alternative models of justice.
Marginalized women make up for the fastest- growing prison population in Latin America, most held on non-violent drug trafficking charges. We spoke with Coletta Youngers about this silent crisis.