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ILAS, London, may be closed down

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The Institute of Latin American Studies ILAS, which is part of the School of Advanced Study at the University of London, stands at the...

Argentina: Chubut communities unite against the mines

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Chubut, Argentina. Communities engaged in a battle against mining giant Pan American Silver have their own local and national government to contend with as short-sighted politicians hail mining as the panacea for development shortfalls.

Britain and the southern cone dictatorships

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Britain and the Dictatorships of Argentina and Chile 1973-82: Foreign Policy, Corporations and Social Movements by Grace Livingstone, Palgrave Macmillan, 2018. ISBN: 978-3-030-08666-4 Reviewed for...

CIIR/Progressio – Seeds of Solidarity

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Progressio, formerly CIIR, the Catholic Institute for International Relations, closed in June 2017 after 76 years of campaigning for social justice across the...

“An act of political vandalism”

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Christian Aid responds to prospect of DFID losing its independence LAB adds: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced to parliament on 16 June that DFID,...

Lost in translation – UK Latin Americans’ language poverty

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This article relies on detailed research by Cathy McIlwaine and Diego Bunge at Queen Mary, University of London. It was carried out in partnership...

Voices at El Sueño Existe, 2019

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LAB was present at Wales’ own Latin America Festival, called El Sueño Existe, held in Machynlleth every other year since 2001. We had...

Protecting the Amazon rainforest: make indigenous communities the priority

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Commenting on UK prime minister Boris Johnson's announcement of new funding to tackle deforestation in the Amazon, Christian Aid’s Bolivia country ...

The power of the first generation without hope

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In May, I gave a talk at Harvard University on the Amazon and creating futures and I closed it by saying that hope, like...

Protest at the Mines & Money Conference, London

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Documentary by Zoe Broughton for London Mining Network, detailing the protests at the annual industry conference on mining. Frontline defenders from Global Majority, including...

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