Sunday, June 24, 2018
It was ranked alongside Russia, India and China as an emerging global economic powerhouse but now the pillaging of Brazil’s natural resources, corruption at its highest levels and a crippling drought is threatening that status.
A new book looks at long-abandoned settlements in the Chaco region in the Southern Cone and finds out whether they are still meaningful to the criollos living there today. Not for everyone but successful in its own terms.

Movimientos

The most active Latin American events organisation in the UK
Government reacts promptly, after social media foiled an attempt by police to frame participant in labour protest.
Who could ask for more? A supremely well-written travelogue whose authors are trade unionists and journalists with a deep interest in the societies they visit.
The extraordinary discoverey by Estela Carlotto of her grandson is breathing life into the campaign to hold to account those responsible for the appaling human rights violations committed during the military dictatorship.
The Jubilee Debt Campaign UK is organising a petition of support for the Argentine government in its struggle against 'vulture funds'.
Holders of some so-called vulture funds are threatening to seize Argentine state assets.

CLACSO

Created in 1967 by UNESCO, it brings together 370 research centres and 650 post-graduate programmes in social sciences and the humanities.
The Latin American Council for the Social Sciences produced a fascinating blog about the Cup and its importance and impact on the countries of the Region.

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