Monday, June 25, 2018
Warnings about the human and environmental costs of 'free trade' went unheeded. Now the most vulnerable Central Americans are paying the price.
Civil society organisations in Central America, one of the regions most affected by climate change, are calling on their governments to defend the interests of peasant families in the upcoming UN climate negotiations in Lima.
Filmed between 1985 and 1991 by the British director Marc Karlin (1943-1999)
Government secrecy and the threat to communities fuel opposition to this vast project.
The costs and benefits of the Punta Gorda - Brito route to supplement and replace the Panama Canal.
Route 4, from Rivas to Punta Gorda, is the lead candidate for the new interoceanic Grand Canal.
Signs that the new Pope has revived the spirit of Vatican II and rehabilitated parts of Liberation Theology -- so important in Latin America.
Carlos Fonseca Teran, deputy leader of the Sandinista International Department and son of one of the founding members of the FSLN,talks to LAB's Nick Caistor.
The Isthmus is almost the last place on Earth where The People's Republic of China and Taiwan still compete for recognition.
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.

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