Whilst South East Asia remains the hub of sex tourism, Central America is growing in popularity due to poverty and diminishing opportunities.
This is a book of many voices (more than 70 of them, from 14 different countries): of anthropologists and archaeologists; urban planners and architects; artists and musicians; journalists and politicians; women and LGBT people trying to halt gender-based oppression and violence; indigenous activists fighting oil drilling on their territory; residents of favelas resisting evictions; students staking their claim to...
In the last of the series, Russell White looks at the geo-strategic implications of the Nicaraguan Canal and wonders why the United States has not been more vocal.
LAB caught up with Sandra Ramos on her recent visit to London to learn of new developments in the Women's Movement and the impact of recent regressive laws in Nicaragua.
Not only Nicaragua, but Mexico, Honduras, Guatemala, Colombia and Costa Rica are all promoting 'wet' or 'dry' canal projects to join the two oceans. Chinese money is backing all of them.
Dear LAB Supporter and Friend, Protest art in Latin America Louise Morris, a member of LAB’s Editorial Team who travelled to Central America for us at the end of 2016 to collect interviews for our forthcoming book Voices of Latin America won a commission from the BBC to record an exciting series of three programmes on protest art in Latin America,...
From the days of the Somoza dictatorship, through insurrection, the Sandinista victory, the Contra war, election defeat, the struggle for survival up to 2013: three generations of the women of one peasant family tell their story
The Isthmus is almost the last place on Earth where The People's Republic of China and Taiwan still compete for recognition.
Ecotastrophe or 200,000 jobs and a doubling of GDP? The Canal debate rages.
The Council on Hemispheric Affairs (COHA) is a non-profit organization which works to promote the common interests of the hemisphere and encourage the formulation of rational and constructive US policies toward Latin America.

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