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Useful Reports 

1.  Regional Human Development Report for Latin America and the Caribbean, UNDP, 2010

2. Left Behind by the G20? How inequality and environmental degradation threaten to exclude poor people from the benefits of economic growth, OXFAM

3The Scandal of Inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean, Christian Aid

4. Structural Change for Equality, An Integrated Approach to DevelopmentECLAC.

5. The Real Brazil, Christian Aid & CEBRAP.

6. The Spirit Level, Why Equality is Better for Everyone, Richard Wilkinson & Kate Pickett, The Equality Trust.


We've collected a number of resources from across the web which provide interesting information on Latin America and the topics our organisation covers.

Latin American Directories

Non Governmental Organizations

http://lanic.utexas.edu/la/region/ngos/

Information services Latin America

http://isla.igc.org/Links/links.html

Funding Sources: Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, and South America

http://www.tgci.com/fundingmexico.shtml

Volunteer in South America

http://www.freevolunteering.co.uk/index/south-america-volunteer-abroad

 

Latin American Newspapers 

Argentina
Bolivia
Brazil
Colombia
Chile
Costa Rica
Cuba
Dominican Republic 
Ecuador
El Salvador 
Guatemala
Honduras
Nicaragua
Panama
Paraguay
Peru
Puerto Rico
Uruguay
Venezuela

 

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Until the Rulers Obey -- The growing strength of Latin America's Social Movements A panel discussion in London on April 21 with Clifton Ross, Marcela López Levy and Grace Livingstone. Clif Ross'

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Are left-wing governments in Latin America in retreat? asks Jonathan Watts of the Guardian:

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We think of Costa Rica as being in a class of its own in Latin America in terms of environmental protection. But even here environmental activists are being killed:

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The Mexican president suggests parents of missing normalistas Ayotzinapa not to hold forever to their sons and daughters disappearance. Statement outraged the Mexican population.

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| El Salvador -- IPS | Despite constitutional guarantees, El Salvador's substantial, but almost invisible indigenous population is still waiting for basic rights.

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Faces of Latin America 4th Edition

Faces of Latin America 4th Edition

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