Santa Elena

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Opposition demonstrators appeal to security forces in Urena, Venezuela. Photograph: Andres Martinez Casares/Reuters

At least two people were killed and trucks loaded with foreign aid were set ablaze after Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro deployed troops and armor(...)

Brazilian soldiers unload humanitarian aid for Venezuela from a Brazilian Air Force plane shortly after landing at Ala 7 air base in Boa Vista, Roraima, Brazil. Photograph: Nelson Almeida/AFP/Getty

The political showdown convulsing Venezuela escalated into deadly violence at the border with Brazil on Friday, as security forces fired on a group of(...)

By 2002, the Iberian lynx’s population had crashed to just 94 known individuals in the wild.

Under the merciless Andalusian sun, the hills west of Santa Elena in southern Spain betray few signs of life. An army of unseen cicadas hum in unison (...)

A lock on the home of indigenous activist Berta Cáceres, La Esperanza, Honduras, where she was murdered on March 3rd, 2016. Photograph: Nicky Milne/Thomson Reuters Foundation

Every night, land rights activist Felipe Benitez and his wife wedge shut the doors and windows of their home and pray gunmen do not break in to kill t(...)

Ana Mirian Romero with her Front Line Defenders Award.  Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography

Honduran human rights activist Ana Mirian Romero has been awarded the 2016 Front Line Defenders Award for nearly a decade’s work defending her communi(...)