Friday, September 17, 2021
An interview with Mauricio Rosencof, one of the founding members of the Uruguayan guerrilla group the Tupamaros, which first came to international attention in 1966.
Uruguay, once regarded as a backwater, is taking on the Big Boys with its daring new policies.
Large-scale commercial farming, particularly of soya, is imposing GMOs and destroying rural livelihoods.
A new edition of Faces of Latin America, a vital source of information on Latin America, has been published.

Brazil 1964: Never again!

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March 31 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the military coup in Brazil, which ushered in the era of dictatorships in Latin America.
A Guantanamo Bay detainee is on hunger strike following delays to the completion of his transfer to Uruguay. But the election climate in Uruguay means there is unlikely to be a speedy resolution of his case.
President Mujica's humble life and style have been widely popular, but not everyone likes or respects him. Javier Farje reports from Montevideo.
Hundreds demonstrate in Montevideo against large London-based iron ore project
A fine tribute to the legendary Uruguayan author of Open Veins of Latin America
President Mujica has accepted a US proposal to accept Guantanamo detainees as refugees.

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