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. 


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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GMOs in Latin America

Thu Jun 13, 2013

Latin America is key to the future of genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) and it is an issue over which the region is deeply divided.

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Guatemala: Ríos Montt’s conviction is only a beginning

Thu May 16, 2013

The conviction on May 10 of former military dictator José Efraín Ríos Montt on charges of genocide and crimes against humanity is an historic advance for Guatemala.

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Paraguay: Anything but a ‘new direction’

Thu May 16, 2013

Does Horacio Cartes have a sense of humour? The candidate for the Colorado Party who was elected president of Paraguay on 21 April campaigned on the slogan Un Nuevo Rumbo para el Paraguay, ‘A New Direction for Paraguay’.

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Venezuela under Maduro

Fri Apr 26, 2013

The mainstream media have repeatedly stressed Pope Francis’ humility, his simple lifestyle and his sympathy for the poor, but in her article, Ivone Gebara is quick to puncture this euphoria

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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.