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Brazil -- A Bridge to the Future?

Brazil -- A Bridge to the Future?

The programme introduced by acting President Michel Temer consists of extreme neo-liberal measures that the government believes can be imposed by force. But will it work?

Brazil: Pixacao Sao Paulo’s Urban Calligraphy

Brazil: Pixacao Sao Paulo’s Urban Calligraphy

Brutal repression and commercial bids to co-opt them have failed. The pixadores --the city's graphic rap-artists- fight to maintain their transgressive art of tagging walls and buildings.

Uruguay: the Tupamaros at 50

Uruguay: the Tupamaros at 50

An interview with Mauricio Rosencof, one of the founding members of the Uruguayan guerrilla group the Tupamaros, which first came to international attention in 1966.

Victory for Rio favela

Victory for Rio favela

Residents of the small favela of Vila Autódromo in Rio de Janeiro who refused to make way for the Olympics have finally won new homes.

Colombia: peace must overcome the legacy of fear

Colombia: peace must overcome the legacy of fear

A sober assessment of the tasks facing the peace-makers. All parties must compromise and reconciliation cannot be rushed.

Brazil: No need to despair, a new historic struggle is under way

Brazil: No need to despair, a new historic struggle is under way

Leaders of Brazil's powerful social movements call for mobilization 'against the coup'.

BNDES 6: The Bank speaks out

BNDES 6: The Bank speaks out

The giant Brazilian bank offers a rare in-depth interview

Nicaragua: Rosa of the Wild Grass

Nicaragua: Rosa of the Wild Grass

A new book from LAB tells the graphic story of the women of a Nicaraguan peasant family over 5 decades

Brazil: London protest against the coup

Brazil: London protest against the coup

Protestors in London and other cities say 'No to the coup' and 'No impeachment'.

BNDES 5: The Bank for for continental dam construction

BNDES 5: The Bank for for continental dam construction

Working through IIRSA, the Bank is funding dam construction throughout South America.

BNDES 4: The Bank and Belo Monte

BNDES 4: The Bank and Belo Monte

Without the bank, BNDES would not have been built. But this massive act of environmental hubris is fraught with problems.

Bolivia: What future for Evo Morales and MAS?

Bolivia: What future for Evo Morales and MAS?

What is the future of Bolivian president Evo Morales and MAS in the wake of the referendum setback.

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