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Articles by Rick Kearns
By Rick KearnsDNA evidence shows that most Puerto Ricans are a blending of Taino (Indian), Spanish and African according to studies by Dr. Juan Martinez-Cruzado.
By Rick KearnsHonduran military officials are implicated in the planning and murder of Lenca activist Berta Caceres according to recent reports.
By Rick KearnsWhile Mexico has a rich linguistic heritage with 64 indigenous languages, 70 percent of those languages are at risk of disappearing.
By Rick KearnsActivists in Colombia, including a prominent Indigenous leader, are still being murdered at an alarming rate.
By Rick KearnsIndigenous plaintiffs from Ecuador learned that they will be able to go to trial in a Canadian court to seek company assets from Chevron.
By Rick KearnsEvo Morales reached out to Mexico to build a partnership while Donald Trump looks to build a border wall.
By Rick KearnsLess than a year after fellow Goldman Environmental Prize winner Bertha Caceres was murdered, Isidro Baldenegro Lopez was slain in Mexico.
By Rick KearnsActivists in Ecuador have introduced an interactive digital story map detailing the theft of indigenous land for the purpose of oil.
By Rick KearnsThe Quechua language dates back to the Inca Empire and on December 12 the first TV news show aired in Peru.