Sunday, May 26, 2024


Nicaragua: Coffee and Covid-19

‘The pandemic will bring tremendous personal health risk to smallholder coffee farmers around the globe, but also a series of financial risks, including market...

Covid-19 reaches Costa Rica: hopes and fears

‘Coronavirus will never hit Costa Rica. There are no direct flights between China and here’. These are the words that an acquaintance confidently shared just 7...

Ernesto Cardenal: everyone is a poet

Nick Caistor writes: The Nicaraguan poet and Catholic priest Father Ernesto Cardenal died at the age of 95 in Managua on Sunday 1 March,...

Voices of Latin America – social movements and the new activism

This is a book of many voices (more than 70 of them, from 14 different countries) which testify to an extremely sensitive and uncertain moment in the history of Latin America. 

Unexpected Uprising: The Crisis of Democracy in Nicaragua

May 14, 2018.How did recent protests over social security cuts in Nicaragua turn into a nationwide grassroots mobilization against President Daniel Ortega? This article was...

Nicaragua: What now?

  Tens of thousands of Nicaraguans marched through the streets of the capital Managua and other cities at the end of April. The demonstrations were in...

Save TPS for Central Americans and Haitians!

This article was first published by UpsideDownWorld. You can see the original here. Header image: Over 400,000 people from 13 different countries including El Salvador,...

Rosa’s incredible journey from Nicaragua

Nicaragua: Rosa’s incredible journey Rosa of the Wild Grass was one of LAB’s most successful publications in many years. Practical Action Publishing, who produce...

Protest art in Latin America + news from LAB. November 2017

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...

Mining: Nicaraguan communities claim partial victory over Condor Gold

This article is mainly based on material made available by London Mining Network. According to ACAFREMIN, the new regional alliance against metal mining in Central...

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