Friday, December 15, 2017
So what are prospects for the left in the face of a concerted US-backed right-wing offensive? Left-wing activists in Brazil give us their views.
The giant Brazilian bank offers a rare in-depth interview
Working through IIRSA, the Bank is funding dam construction throughout South America.
Without the bank, BNDES would not have been built. But this massive act of environmental hubris is fraught with problems.
The rise of the Brazil's giant construction companies is intimately linked to power, corruption and bank loans
Bolsa Familia has helped Brazil's poor. Dubbed 'Bolsa Empresário', BNDES has helped big business and the rich.
Brazil's BNDES, the world's largest development bank, appears to be out of control and damaging Brazil's people and biodiversity
Nicaragua’s Grand Canal project continues to be delayed amid news that Wang has lost 85 percent of his fortune. The canal seems ever more to be a mirage. Russell White investigates.

Mexico: Slim pickings

How can a country where half the population lives below the poverty line, produce Carlos Slim often regarded as the world's richest man?
A fascinating article by a US investigative journalist argues convincingly that Nisman was not murdered because he had irrefutable proof that Iran and the Argentina government were covering up those behind the AMIA bombing.

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