Peru's government made much of its rainforest protection efforts at the Lima climate summit—but a new report names it as the fourth most dangerous country for ecology activists.
In the latest defeat for GMOs in Latin America, Guatemala's congress rolled back a CAFTA-mandated law to protect hybrid and GM seeds as "intellectual property."
A Yucatán judge has ruled that the Mexican government can't grant a license for GM soy in indigenous communities without first consulting the communities.
The US is threatening to cut aid if the Salvadoran government insists on buying seeds from small producers instead of big companies linked to US agribusiness.
Activists across Latin America participated in international protests against Monsanto and Chevron—but some "pink tide" governments continue to cozy up to Chevron.
"Don't eat things with transgenics; look for organics," a Chilean farmer advised consumers after winning a suit against Monsanto's Chilean seed distributor.