A fascinating article by a US investigative journalist argues convincingly that Nisman was not murdered because he had irrefutable proof that Iran and the Argentina government were covering up those behind the AMIA bombing.
While Latin America is pressing hard for increased rights, advances are being blocked by repressive police forces, says Raul Zibechi.
Profiles of four individuals who have fought mining, logging and land-seizures to protect their communities.
Suspension of the retrial of Guatemalan dictator Rios Montt has dashed hopes of justice and underlined the need for a radical shake-up of the judiciary.
Community radio is the heart of rural communities across Guatemala and Latin America.
A strike that has brought activity to a halt since January on three major banana plantations on Costa Rica’s southern Caribbean coast, along the border with Panama, has highlighted the abuses in a sector in the hands of transnational corporations.
On the evening Jan. 27, a bus of Indigenous Lenca community leaders returning from Rio Blanco, Honduras, the site of an almost two-year Lenca blockade and struggle against the construction of the Agua Zarca dam, was waived to a stop by the police.
Textile companies that make clothing for transnational brands in El Salvador are accused of forging alliances with gang members to make death threats against workers.
MST leader João Pedro Stédile says that "political reform" is the only solution for the country's political crisis
A new collection of interviews and testimonies is discussed by a panel of experts in London on April 21
This is the second of a LAB blog which is looking at land issues in Brazil.
Former LAB editor Javier Farje visited Caracas recently and explored communities and walked the streets of the Venezuelan capital to find a people who are not prepared to give up just yet.
Marking out land is to stake out rights, ownership, stewardship. Unmarked land can just be seized. Felipe Garcia, a volunteer at the Munduruku Demarcation Mission, explains.
Hundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets in recent weeks and the nature of their protests is very different to those of the 1990s.
With a new play about Argentina's 'disappeared' opening in London later this month, LAB brings you an exclusive interview with one of the leading Madres.
Finally, after decades of struggle, women in Bolivia are getting their rights respected.
In the last of the series, Russell White looks at the geo-strategic implications of the Nicaraguan Canal and wonders why the United States has not been more vocal.
One of the largest construction projects in the world, costing four times Nicaragua's annual GDP --so where is the money coming from?
Protest against Ortega's Canal project is concentrated in farms, communities and indigenous groups along the planned route.
Dutch journalist Teake Zuidema gave a lift to some Nicaraguan police on their way to control demonstrations by farmers afraid of compulsory purchase and forced relocation.
| Brazil via Globo | Thousands of cyclists celebrate the suspended injunction to paralise the construction of cycle paths of São Paulo city. The suspension was announced while bikers were protesting,
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