| Brazil - LAB | In a deeply pessimistic analysis, distinguished journalist Bernardo Kucinski argues "The PT is certainly finished. Perhaps a new left will emerge from the cinders but I have my doubts."
| Spain & Venezuela -via HuffingtonPost | Venezuela has become a toxic brand for Spain's Podemos, as it did for the left in Peru and Mexico. Asa Cusack examines the right-wing hysteria about Chavismo.
| El Salvador - IPS |http://lab.org.uk/salvadoran-maquila-plants-use-gang-members-to-break-unions
| Costa Rica - IPS |Read more...
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