01 Oct Ecuador Indians clash with police (Al Jazeera)

At least one person is thought to have been killed after police in Ecuador battled Amazon Indians protesting against laws they believe will threaten their lands.  At least 29 policemen were wounded in the clash on Wednesday, which took place in Ecuador's southeastern Morona Santiago...

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30 Sep Indigenous groups seek dialogue (Latin American Press)

Hundreds of indigenous Panamanians on Sept. 17 began a 500 kilometer (313-mile) march from Bocas del Toro, near the Costa Rican border to Panama City to urge President Ricardo Martinelli to cancel mining and hydroelectric projects on their lands.  The march, which is scheduled to...

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