Tuesday, October 24, 2017
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.

Argentina

Prospects for Kirchnerismo in Argentina, as the country faces difficulties with its economy, land conflicts, football supporters and its dealings with indigenous groups.
While LAB editors examine the impact of dams and mining on communities in the Amazon, in the UK and elsewhere the 40th anniversary of the military coup in Chile has attracted lively interest.
Newsletter on the social conflicts in two Andean countries -- Colombia and Ecuador

Brazil and Chile

While LAB editors examine the impact of dams and mining on communities in the Amazon, in the UK and elsewhere the 40th anniversary of the military coup in Chile has attracted lively interest.

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