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Ex-minister Montano sentenced for UCA murders

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The verdict of the Spanish case in the trial of the former Salvadorean minister and army colonel, Inocente Orlando Montano.

Brazil’s Yanomami people: silence, devastation and fear

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This article was first published in Portuguese by Público. It has been translated for LAB by Theo Bradford and edited by Mike Gatehouse There was...

Brazil’s Women of Virtue

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In Damares Alves, Minister for Women, Family and Human Rights, Brazil’s evangelical churches have a representative at the very heart of government. To understand what these churches expect of their female worshippers, three Agência Pública reporters attended services and events during 2019.

Brazil: bringing the Word or the Coronavirus?

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As the coronavirus spreads around the globe, with more than 300 known cases already in Brazil, and members of Pres. Jair Bolsonaro’s...

Ernesto Cardenal: everyone is a poet

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Nick Caistor writes: The Nicaraguan poet and Catholic priest Father Ernesto Cardenal died at the age of 95 in Managua on Sunday 1 March,...

We are the Amazon

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After the Catholic Church started the preparation for its Amazon Synod, Christian Aid’s Latin America and the Caribbean division worked with faith-based organisations across the region. Together...

N.E.Brazil: church mission denounces water inequality

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Brazil is one of the most biodiverse countries in the world and contains 20% of the Earth´s water springs – but all this is threatened...

The Synod on the Amazon

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A synod is a meeting of representatives of Church communities to discuss issues of doctrine or Church governance.  So far, for most people, so boring. ...

Voices in New York – LAB Newsletter April 2019

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26 April 2019 Dear LAB Supporter and Friend, The shocking suicide of former President Alan García, as police arrived to arrest, may have been planned in...

Bolsonaro: from bananas to pineapples

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São Paulo, April 5: ‘If he sees a banana skin on the pavement across the road, he will cross over to slip on it’,...

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