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.
Despite official recognition of their rights, no public policies or laws have made these constitutional rights a reality for indigenous people.
A London conference on climate change and human rights in Latin America organised by ILAS and LAB
It was ranked alongside Russia, India and China as an emerging global economic powerhouse but now the pillaging of Brazil’s natural resources, corruption at its highest levels and a crippling drought is threatening that status.
There's been a real explosion in obesity and diabetes in Mexico, largely because NAFTA has changed profoundly the country's food systems.
A new collection of interviews and testimonies is discussed by a panel of experts in London on April 21
This is the first of a new LAB blog which will look 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.
How long can the authorities dither over the growing water crisis affecting Brazil's southeast?
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.
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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