The giant Brazilian bank offers a rare in-depth interview
Working through IIRSA, the Bank is funding dam construction throughout South America.
The rise of the Brazil's giant construction companies is intimately linked to power, corruption and bank loans

Peru Support Group

The Peru Support Group (PSG) is a civil society organisation established in 1983 which seeks to promote the rights of the poorest groups in Peru.
Opencast mining at Bayovar, owned by a subsidiary of Brazilian giant Vale, is polluting the bay and the local environment.
Support for rural and indigenous women in Latin America affected by mining


The most active Latin American events organisation in the UK
A number of indigenous leaders from the Amazon were at the forefront of climate action events in New York 19-28 September 2019. The protests, rallies and symposia were organised around the UN Climate Action Summit that took place alongside the annual UN General Assembly. Linda Etchart was there for LAB and interviewed a...
The Achuar peoples of Peru’s Amazon region have forced the withdrawal of a Canadian oil-mining company from their traditional territory after an eight-year battle
Pretty Faces, Grisly Interests This article was published on the website of Canadian progressive magazine Briarpatch. LAB has added titles and images. Main image: Banner at peaceful protest near Escobal mine. Guatemala’s Constitution states that resistance is legitimate when done to protect and defend human rights. Photo: Sandra Cuffe/MiningWatch Canada Though Mexico was a punching bag throughout Donald Trump’s successful campaign...

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