Thursday, August 18, 2022

Education & Students

Chile: students in Talca explain why they back the protests

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?

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

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

'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

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...

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

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

Bolsonaro: beginning or end?

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

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

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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