Kimberley Brown is a writer, multimedia journalist and anthropologist currently based in Quito, Ecuador, covering regional politics, society and environment, with a focus on human rights.
Indigenous Organizers Halted Plans for Oil Drilling in the Amazon
Sustained demonstrations in Ecuador got the government to back down—at least for now.
When the “Cure” for Homosexuality Is Torture
Ecuador led the way on LGBTQ rights, but abusive “gay cure” clinics persist.
When the Government Orders You to Burn Your Crops
Colombian farmers are a casualty of the war on coca.