Thursday, August 18, 2022

Education & Students

Chile: students in Talca explain why they back the protests

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On the 18th of October 2019, mass fare dodging in Santiago de Chile expanded into city-wide protests and violence. Initially in response to a transport price...

Chile: why didn’t this happen before?

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LAB received this report from a long-term friend and supporter in Chile. Santiago, 1 November Dear friends at LAB, our country received so much help from...

The Chilean Spring

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It is spring in the Southern hemisphere. But in Chile, this spring is different - Santiago, 29 October ‘Chile has woken up’  is one of...

Chileans demand the right to live in dignity

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'No son $30' On Friday 18 October, Chilean president Sebastian Piñera announced a state of emergency in the country’s capital Santiago. As protests spread throughout the country...

Lost in translation – UK Latin Americans’ language poverty

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This article relies on detailed research by Cathy McIlwaine and Diego Bunge at Queen Mary, University of London. It was carried out in partnership...

Rio: state deputy Dani Monteiro denounces governor Witzel as ‘a mad...

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This article was published by Correio da Cidadania, 24 June. You can read the original here. Introduction translated for LAB by Mike Gatehouse. Main...

History of student protest

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The Night of the Pencils. Video: Aries Films, Argentina. Director: Hector Olivera

Bolsonaro: beginning or end?

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Is this the beginning of the end or the end of the beginning for Bolsonaro? São Paulo, 27 May. Crowds dressed in green and...

The Popular University of Honduras

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Interview with Franco Lagos. In 2015 a group of Honduran researchers and activists founded the Clementina Suárez Popular University. This was the idea of...

The Penguin Revolution, Chile, 2006

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A documentary about María Jesús Sanhueza, one of the leaders of the 2006 secondary school student protests in Chile, known (for their school uniforms)...

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