Posts Tagged: Peru

“A Toxic State”: Peru’s Unfulfilled Promises to Indigenous Peoples

I chose this image because it succinctly demonstrates the inadequate health resources that are allocated for indigenous communities in Cuninico, Peru. The incomplete and unkempt health care facility in Cuninico that was never fully functional or equipped is indicative of the lack of interest for the livelihood of Indigenous communities on the part of government entities.

“A Toxic State”: Peru’s Unfulfilled Promises to Indigenous Peoples

I chose this image because it succinctly demonstrates the inadequate health resources that are allocated for indigenous communities in Cuninico, Peru. The incomplete and unkempt health care facility in Cuninico that was never fully functional or equipped is indicative of the lack of interest for the livelihood of Indigenous communities on the part of government entities.

The Indigenous Struggle against Neoliberalism in Brazil

If you’ve heard about Brazil in the news over the last decade, you’ve probably heard some mention of its growing economy and entrance onto the world stage as a global economic power. Acronyms like BRIC, with B representing the up

The Indigenous Struggle against Neoliberalism in Brazil

If you’ve heard about Brazil in the news over the last decade, you’ve probably heard some mention of its growing economy and entrance onto the world stage as a global economic power. Acronyms like BRIC, with B representing the up

Fregoso, Rosa-Linda, and Cynthia Bejarano. Terrorizing Women: Feminicide in the Americas. New York. Duke University Press, 2010.

Annotation: Terrorizing Women: Feminicide in the Americas, chronicles a diverse range of personal accounts of feminicide, otherwise known as hate crimes specifically targeted at women, in Guatemala, Peru, Costa Rica, Mexico and Argentina. These accounts vary from scholarly articles and

Fregoso, Rosa-Linda, and Cynthia Bejarano. Terrorizing Women: Feminicide in the Americas. New York. Duke University Press, 2010.

Annotation: Terrorizing Women: Feminicide in the Americas, chronicles a diverse range of personal accounts of feminicide, otherwise known as hate crimes specifically targeted at women, in Guatemala, Peru, Costa Rica, Mexico and Argentina. These accounts vary from scholarly articles and

Yashar, Deborah J. “Contesting Citizenship: Indigenous Movements and Democracy in Latin America.” Comparative Politics 31:1 (1998): 23-42.

SAMPLE ANNOTATION: From the Annotated Bibliography: “Indigenous Rights in Latin America: The Gap between Doctrine and Reality” By Dan Ruge, M.A. student at Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver. Yashar, Deborah J. “Contesting Citizenship: Indigenous

Yashar, Deborah J. “Contesting Citizenship: Indigenous Movements and Democracy in Latin America.” Comparative Politics 31:1 (1998): 23-42.

SAMPLE ANNOTATION: From the Annotated Bibliography: “Indigenous Rights in Latin America: The Gap between Doctrine and Reality” By Dan Ruge, M.A. student at Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver. Yashar, Deborah J. “Contesting Citizenship: Indigenous