Newsletters

LAB sends out regular e-mail newsletters. Many of these are dedicated to a particular theme such as 'Microfinance' or 'Inequality'. Each newsletter provides a very brief analysis and includes links to articles on the subject recently posted on the website. To subscribe to the newsletter, click here.

 

The list below shows the most recent newsletters. Each can be read in full by clicking on the Read more link. 


New articles: Chile, Cuba & Brazil

Tue Jul 1, 2014

Will the new Bachelet administration in Chile tackle the Mapuche problem. Cuba's foreign investment reforms. The shadier side of the World Cup: construction cartels, repression and sex work.

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Mexico & Central America

Wed Jun 11, 2014

Is Mexico better off after returning to government by the PRI? After 12 months, the signs are not encouraging. Further south, voters returned and FMLN President in El Salvador, but upset the incumbent's succession plans in Panama.

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Brazil Inside Out

Tue May 6, 2014

While LAB launches its new country guide to Brazil, the country faces major challenges as the clock ticks down to the World Cup, with major concerns about protests and oppressive policing.

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Argentina

Wed Apr 9, 2014

Prospects for Kirchnerismo in Argentina, as the country faces difficulties with its economy, land conflicts, football supporters and its dealings with indigenous groups.

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Venezuela, Paraguay and Brazil

Fri Dec 6, 2013

While LAB editors examine the impact of dams and mining on communities in the Amazon, in the UK and elsewhere the 40th anniversary of the military coup in Chile has attracted lively interest.

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Colombia and Ecuador

Sat Nov 9, 2013

Newsletter on the social conflicts in two Andean countries -- Colombia and Ecuador

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Brazil and Chile

Mon Sep 30, 2013

While LAB editors examine the impact of dams and mining on communities in the Amazon, in the UK and elsewhere the 40th anniversary of the military coup in Chile has attracted lively interest.

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Nobody's Backyard

Fri Aug 9, 2013

The arbitrary detention of the Bolivian President's plane has proved to be a diplomatic disaster for the US. In Brazil, the Pope gave backing to social movements and demands for change. Across the Region the spirit of independence is growing.

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Brazil protests: they are working!

Thu Jun 27, 2013

The wave of street demonstrations in Brazil is having an extraordinary effect. Protest is working!

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If you have stored versions of previous LAB newsletters on your computer (prior to September 27 2012), you will find that the 'Read more' article links no longer take you to the correct article on our new website. Don't despair! You can view all our old newsletters here.