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Brazil: young people teach social distancing

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Rios de Encontro, the eco-cultural and social education Project, based in the community of Cabelo Seco, Marabá, since 2008, is in quarantine. Dozens of...

Covid-19 as a critical juncture

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While this article is global in scope, LAB is publishing it because all of the many interesting issues it raises are...

Brazil: local activists fill the information vacuum on Covid-19

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This article was researched and written by José Cícero da Silva for Agência Pública, LAB’s São Paulo partner Translated for LAB by Tom Gatehouse. You...

The Amazon: hunger – the invisible side of Covid-19

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This article originally appeared in Portuguese in the Portuguese newspaper O Público, on 2 April, here. The version published by Amazon Latitude, here, was translated...

Brazil: MST guidance vs Bolsonaro’s irresponsibility

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Brazil's president Bolsonaro has ridiculed the coronavirus crisis as being a mere flu, outraging health professionals and going against most members of his own...

The measles from the time of my grandfather

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This article is part of the series: Dispatches from the pandemic, published on Somatosphere. Main image: CCPY doctor examines a sick Yanomami child, Balaú, Brazil....

Bolsonaro won’t help us with coronavirus

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Excellent video from The Guardian showing Brazil's favela-dwellers working hard to implement lock-downs and to supply food and essentials to their communities, while President...

Chile: the protest movements adapt to Covid-19

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This is the first of two articles with testimony from Chile’s protest movements and the impact of Covid-19. See also our January article 'Chile's long...

Domestic violence in Mexico – a silent pandemic?

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Domestic violence is part of a phenomenon that is older than COVID-19, but it is due to the pandemic that it has intensified and, at the same time, that it has gained greater visibility.

The Amazon: Deregulation and deforestation fuel the pandemic

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This article was edited by LAB. The authors’ original text (in Portuguese) can be found here. The authors argue that the acceleration of Amazonian deforestation...

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