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Gabriel García Márquez

Gabriel García Márquez

LAB editor Nick Caistor pays tribute to Gabriel García Márquez, Latin America's greatest novelist.

Brazil: World Cup security locks in repression

Brazil: World Cup security locks in repression

As popular support for the World Cup rapidly wanes, a beleaguered government is putting in place ever more draconian forms of repression.

Colombia: Santos under pressure from rural activists

Colombia: Santos under pressure from rural activists

Agrarian, indigenous and other communities and an emergent centre-left opposition are piling on the pressure in the run-up to presidential elections in May.

Venezuela: the media are giving a free pass to the far right

Venezuela: the media are giving a free pass to the far right

Novelist Luis Britto García accuses the international media of inflating the size and importance of opposition protests.

Argentina: a universal model for human rights?

Argentina: a universal model for human rights?

On the anniversary of the 24th March 1976 military coup, the minister of justice and human rights claims that Kirchnerismo has converted Argentina's shame into international respect.

Argentina: After Cristina, who's next?

Argentina: After Cristina, who's next?

Candidates are already jockeying for position in the run up to the October 2015 presidential elections. As a new political era beckons, LAB looks at the leading challengers.

Uruguay: Welcome offered to Guantanamo detainees

Uruguay:  Welcome offered to Guantanamo detainees

President Mujica has accepted a US proposal to accept Guantanamo detainees as refugees.

Brazil comes off badly at the OAS

Brazil comes off badly at the OAS

At a hearing on police violence during the repression of protests, the government is evasive and offers no response to recommendations.

Argentina: the view from the terraces

Argentina: the view from the terraces

Argentina goes to the World Cup in Brazil with high hopes of winning for a third time. But as Daniel Schweimler reports for LAB from Buenos Aires, the 'beautiful game' has turned ugly in one of its heartlands.

Honduras: the never-ending struggle

Honduras: the never-ending struggle

An interview with Honduran journalist Dina Meza as she presents the PEN International Report on 'Honduras: Journalism in the shadow of Impunity'.

El Salvador: US aid conditions threaten FMLN's precarious victory

El Salvador: US aid conditions threaten FMLN's precarious victory

Washington is threatening to withhold aid unless he new government redoubles privatizations.

Mexico: corruption, cartels, vigilantes and reform

Mexico: corruption, cartels, vigilantes and reform

What chance reform of the energy business will free the country from corruption by ruling elites, drug barons and 'autodefensa' vigilantes?

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Latin America Bureau is pleased to announce that at the beginning of March it will be launching the English translation of a remarkable novel written by the Brazilian journalist Bernardo Kucinski.

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