The Cuban revolution has been championed and assailed for five decades. But what are the real sources of its endurance, and will these be enough to extend its life far beyond its fiftieth anniversary?

Bolivia: after the vote

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A further decisive win for Evo Morales should settle debate about Bolivia's new constitution. But the divisions the campaign exposed ensure a bumpy ride ahead, says John Crabtree.
There has been real progress in guaranteeing the fuller participation of women in Latin American political life. The lessons of the past generation are a vital resource in ensuring that the process continues in the next, says Kristen Sample.
Raul Zibechi, a Uruguayan journalist and one of Latin Amerca's leading political analysts, looks at the relationship between the new progressive governments in Latin America and social movements.
The news coverage calls it a turning point in the history of El Salvador.
The US government is attempting to influence the Supreme Court’s decision next week about whether to review the sentences of five Cuban men imprisoned in the US since 1998 for ‘conspiracy’ to spy after a highly politicised trial in Mi
Now and then there emerges somewhere in the world a social movement that is really exceptional for its integrity, astuteness and mass appeal. For me one of those rare movements is Brazil's  Movimento dos Trabalhadores Rurais Sem Terra (MST)/the Landles

Bulletin 3 December 2009

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HONDURAS: PARLIAMENT VOTES AGAINST ZELAYA’S REINSTATEMENT ♦ SEVERE FLOODS AFFECT URUGUAY ♦ HUMAN RIGHTS SCANDAL LEADS CHILE TO CANCEL CELEBRATIONS ♦  BRAZIL’S INDUSTRY GROWS ♦  ENVIRONMENTALIST DEMANDS PROT

Bulletin 23 November 2009

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IRANIAN PRESIDENT ON A NEW SOUTH AMERICAN JOURNEY; BOLIVIA: MORALES CAMPAIGNS; IN ENEMY TERRITORY ♦ COUNTRIES MARGINALISE BOLIVIA 

BULLETIN 2 DECEMBER 2009

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NO AGREEMENT AMONG LATIN AMERICAN LEADERS ON HONDURAN CRISIS ♦ ARGENTINA: ANTI-GOVERNMENT DEMONSTRATORS TAKE OVER CENTRAL BUENOS AIRES ♦ BOLIVIA: EVO MORALES REMAINS FAVOURITE FOR RELECTION ♦ MEXICO: FAST GROWTH OF TELECOMMUNICATION

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