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The reality of urban indigenous people in Mexico

The precarious social and working conditions that the indigenous population has faced for decades have now been exacerbated by the economic problems of rural regions, resulting in increased rural-urban migration and the exposure of indigenous people to the exclusion, discrimination and poverty that they face in urban areas. In his …

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Peru eliminates the health entity for indigenous people

Although more than half of Peru’s indigenous communities lack health facilities and chronic malnutrition is on the rise among indigenous children, an executive decree eliminated the Ministry of Health’s Indigenous Peoples Directorate earlier this month. The Ombudsman’s Office has called for its reinstatement “to guarantee measures in favour” of this …

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