Dani is an activist for the protection of the Brazilian Amazon. She is the feature of the second chapter in the series "Rainforest Defenders," which paints a portrait of five leaders who are defending their territory.
Indigenous and coastal communities of southern Brazilian Amazon are mobilizing to prevent the invasion of more than 138 hydroelectric plants in the Juruena River basin that would aggravate the deforestation rates of the region.
The communities of the Brazil's Amazonian face challenges due to aggressive industrial activities, today encouraged by the new government. This series features five young leaders who defend the forest and its territory. In this first chapter: Ednei.
Ana Maria Arevalo's photos from inside a women's prison in Venezuela.
The Colombian Massif region is crucial to the country's survival, providing 70 percent of Colombia's drinking water. Now, the once-pristine landscape faces threats from deforestation, mining, and the illegal crop industry.
The heart of world Christianity has shifted south. In Africa, pastors exhibit their wealth, and ordinary believers, although poor, make donations to churches that respond to their material desires.
Spain's El Pais newspaper reports on how rising sea levels in El Salvador are ravaging mangroves and undercutting the only source of cash income of impoverished villagers.
Drug traffickers use Guinea Bissau as a base to smuggle drugs to Europe. A journalist from El Pais visited the country: one of the poorest nations in the world, where militaries -- involved in bloody clashes -- hinder drug trafficking investigations and Latin American drug dealers cross Bissau's dark nights in luxury cars.