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Aguan, Honduras: World Bank Backs Death Squads and Displacement

Aguan, Honduras: World Bank Backs Death Squads and Displacement

In Honduras, the World Bank has funded a known coup-backer, murderer, and narcotrafficker, while escalating a decades-long land conflict and undermining local food security.

Transnational Companies Driving Deadly Conflict in Guatemalan Indigenous Territory

Transnational Companies Driving Deadly Conflict in Guatemalan Indigenous Territory

Hydro energy may represent a form of clean, renewable energy, but the expansion of hydro in Guatemala has driven social conflict between the government, multinationals and the indigenous populations.

Growing inclusion of London's Latin Americans

Growing inclusion of London's Latin Americans

Latin Americans welcome decision by a growing number of London boroughs to recognise them as “an ethnic group”.

Brazil: The Débâcle of the PT

Brazil: The Débâcle of the PT

The Workers' Party (PT) under President Dilma Rouseff has suffered a devastating blow, which will damage the left for years, argues a leading Brazilian analyst.

El Salvador: the blessing of Romero

El Salvador: the blessing of Romero

Why the Pope's elevation of the martyr Oscar Romero is so important for Catholics and progressives across Latin America.

Bolivia: 'Spaceships' invade El Alto

Bolivia: 'Spaceships' invade El Alto

A new middle class is flaunting its wealth, in original ways: startling new palaces are being created in the El Alto district of La Paz.

Brazil - the death of the PT

Brazil - the death of the PT

Bernardo Kucinski argues "The PT is certainly finished. Perhaps a new left will emerge from the cinders but I have my doubts."

Spain: why Venezuela is toxic for Podemos

Spain: why Venezuela is toxic for Podemos

How the media use Venezuela links to attack the left, in Spain, Peru and Mexico

New Violence Against Journalists and Community Radio in Guatemala

New Violence Against Journalists and Community Radio in Guatemala

Community radio is the heart of rural communities across Guatemala and Latin America.

Banana Workers’ Strike Highlights Abuses by Corporations in Costa Rica

Banana Workers’ Strike Highlights Abuses by Corporations in Costa Rica

A strike that has brought activity to a halt since January on three major banana plantations on Costa Rica’s southern Caribbean coast, along the border with Panama, has highlighted the abuses in a sector in the hands of transnational corporations.

Honduras: Indigenous Communities Resist Dams in the Face of Threats and Violence

Honduras: Indigenous Communities Resist Dams in the Face of Threats and Violence

On the evening Jan. 27, a bus of Indigenous Lenca community leaders returning from Rio Blanco, Honduras, the site of an almost two-year Lenca blockade and struggle against the construction of the Agua Zarca dam, was waived to a stop by the police.

Salvadoran Maquila Plants Use Gang Members to Break Unions

Salvadoran Maquila Plants Use Gang Members to Break Unions

Textile companies that make clothing for transnational brands in El Salvador are accused of forging alliances with gang members to make death threats against workers.

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