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Venezuela’s wealth is being plundered

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Translated for LAB by Fuschia Fowke Regardless of who is in power in Venezuela in the next few...

Brazil: September 7 — day of death

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Distinguished Brazilian journalist Eliane Brum writes regularly for the Spanish newspaper El PaisHer latest article is a cry of grief and rage...

Covid-19 in Latin America – Update 13, 25 August

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By Emily Gregg, edited by Mike Gatehouse.LAB has put together this thirteenth overview of the spread of coronavirus across the region and...

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Lula and Alberto Fernández in discussion

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The Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Buenos Aires organized a virtual dialogue 'Thinking about Latin America After the Pandemic'...

Tango against elder abuse

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Argentine tango teacher and LGBT activist Edgardo Fernández Sesma made this video for the (15 June) World...

Salvadorean refugees repatriate to Nueva Esperanza

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In 1991 a group of 325 Salvadorean refugees returned to their country after 10 years of exile in Nicaragua. They faced great...

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Inspired by Jara – a 3-part podcast

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Part 1 Aug 5, 12:12 AM 1:5421:32 In the first part of this season,...

Amazonia in 5 minutes

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This June 5th, World Environment Day, we're releasing "Amazonia in Five Minutes." We're excited to present, on this important date, the first...

PODCAST: what is happening to migrant children at the US border

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A podcast from The Guardian. Published in the 'Today In Focus' series, 11 July 2019. To download or listen, click...

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The Past is an Imperfect Tense

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A well-to-do white couple living in São Paulo, Brazil, adopt a black baby. The Past is an Imperfect Tense tells the...

Voices of Latin America – social movements and the new activism

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This is a book of many voices (more than 70 of them, from 14 different countries): of anthropologists and archaeologists; urban planners and architects;...

Amazon Besieged – by dams, soya, agribusiness and land-grabbing

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The Tapajós River, a major tributary of the Amazon, is renowned for its extraordinary biodiversity and the vitality of its indigenous and riverine communities....

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