Friday, July 20, 2018
A searing work that hovers between memoir and novel, ‘K’ describes the ordeal endured by the author’s father as he sought clues to the disappearance of his daughter in the 1970s at the hands of the country’s dictatorship.
This newsletter focuses on Brazil, with articles from two leading analysts, from very different sectors of the Brazilian left, both of whom believe that the right has mounted an overwhelming counter-attack, which has devastated the left.
A free public meeting in London to hear Clif Ross, editor of this new collection of interviews and testimonies, discuss with Marcela López Levy and Grace Livingstone.
Indigenous groups and organisations of the landless in Brazil are becoming increasingly worried by the pro-agribusiness stance of the PT government and its minister of agriculture Kátia Abreu.
The end of the COP-20 climate change conference in Lima, the Brazil truth commission, the disappearances at Ayotzinapa in Mexico... and more
July 8 2014 Dear LAB Supporter and Friend, Brazil: a film about Munduruku Indian resistance to dams  A new short documentary film about Munduruku Indian resistance to dams on the Tapajos river in Brazilian Amazonas, directed by LAB editor Nayana Fernandez, is being previewed in London on Friday July 11, as part of the First Amazon Film Festival. In September 2013 LAB editors...
Will the new Bachelet administration in Chile tackle the Mapuche problem. Cuba's foreign investment reforms. The shadier side of the World Cup: construction cartels, repression and sex work.
Is Mexico better off after returning to government by the PRI? After 12 months, the signs are not encouraging. Further south, voters returned and FMLN President in El Salvador, but upset the incumbent's succession plans in Panama.
While LAB launches its new country guide to Brazil, the country faces major challenges as the clock ticks down to the World Cup, with major concerns about protests and oppressive policing.


Prospects for Kirchnerismo in Argentina, as the country faces difficulties with its economy, land conflicts, football supporters and its dealings with indigenous groups.

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