The Mapuche people in Argentina have taken on clothes chain Benetton in an effort to preserve land they say is rightfully theirs.
Investigators in Argentina say they have found a body thought to be that of a protester who disappeared more than two months ago. Activists say Santiago Maldonado was last seen in the hands of paramilitary police.
Despite an apology from the president in June, the Mapuche communities of southern Chile have many grievances over their civil rights and control of their ancestral lands. Promised land transfers have been slow.
Thousands have demonstrated across Argentina demanding the government come clean over the disappearance of an activist for indigenous Mapuche rights in Patagonia. The case has stirred up memories of an autocratic past.
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