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Eduardo Galeano: Latin America's social justice laureate

Eduardo Galeano: Latin America's social justice laureate

A fine tribute to the legendary Uruguayan author of Open Veins of Latin America

Guatemala: the echo of pain

Guatemala: the echo of pain

A documentary film about disappearances in Guatemala is launched, supported by a resource website

Colombia: battle over fumigation is not over

Colombia: battle over fumigation is not over

President Santos has been praised internationally for banning the use of glyphosate, now declared a 'probable carcinogenic', but the spraying of coca is still continuing. It's too soon to celebrate.

Brazil under the PT -- where did it go wrong?

Brazil under the PT -- where did it go wrong?

To celebrate the publication of its new book on Brazil, LAB asked several experts to give us their views on the cause of the Brazilian crisis. Their explanations are surprisingly different -- and contradictory. Join the debate and add your comment.

Pope Francis thrills South America

Pope Francis thrills South America

The Pope delivered a strongly political message in his recent visit to Bolivia, Peru and Paraguay, one that is reverberating around the world.

Peru: four years of Humala

Peru: four years of Humala

Little has emerged of the 'great transformation' promised by Ollanta Humala when he was elected in June 2011.

Venezuela lags behind on women's and LGBT rights

Venezuela lags behind on women's and LGBT rights

Venezuela's opposition parties reject quotas for women election candidates, but the government's own record on gender lags behind most countries in the Region.

Guyana: winds of change

Guyana: winds of change

The May 2015 elections marked the end of the People's Progressive Party's 20-year rule. The new coalition government faces tough challenges.

New era in China-Latin America relations

New era in China-Latin America relations

China's growing willingness to engage with Latin America could transform the region, argues Raul Zibechi.

Guatemala: listening to the people

Guatemala: listening to the people

The Ch'oti Mayan people from the east of Guatemala are resisting attempts to force them off their lands and undermine their livelihoods.

Argentina: The Welsh in Patagonia & Trelew

Argentina: The Welsh in Patagonia & Trelew

Historian Alun Burge examines the role of the extraordinary Welsh community and its support for the Trelew prisoners -- and calls for more research.

Honduras -- USA still pulling the strings

Honduras -- USA still pulling the strings

Washington continues to interfere in the internal politics of Honduras six years after the coup.

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