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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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| Colombia - via Christian Aid | Interest in the drawn-out peace talks between the Colombian government and guerrillas of the FARC often overlooks the key interested parties: the victims of the conflict.

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| Brazil - via Radio Yandê | "The Indigenous Peoples of Brazil are going through an intense rescue process of their ancestral lands. In Ilhéus, Bahia, the Tupinambá from Olivença suffer retaliation

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Despite his far-reaching social reforms, Evo Morales is criticised by some social movement activists of becoming a 'caudillo':

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Extraordinary footage, with English subtitles, of police repression in the state of Parana in Brazil, of 20,000 demonstrators, largely teachers, who on 29 April were protesting over a bill being pushed

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The Munduruku indians in the Brazilian Amazon take their struggle to Brasilia:bit.ly/1JcF2mD

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The English translation of a remarkable novel written by the Brazilian journalist Bernardo Kucinski which tells the true story of a father's search for his daughter, 'disappeared' during the military dictatorship.

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