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Elections

Costa Rica: is the far right poised for victory?

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In an unprecedented political atmosphere, Costa Ricans will vote for a new president on February 4th. The country has become famous for its wonderful...

Brazil: Bolsonaro is “the backwardness no country deserves”

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He is the backwardness no country deserves to have. And we are the women who will not let him win Women in Brazil have become...

Brazil: the judges, the generals and all the president’s men

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In a decision as closely watched as a World Cup final, Brazil’s Supreme Court decided by 6 to 5 to reject a habeas corpus...

Voices of Latin America Launch: LAB Newsletter 07 January 2019

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07 January 2019 Dear LAB Supporter and Friend, LAB News Only two weeks to go! Reserve your tickets now! Voices of Latin America - social movements and...

Brazil: Fachin’s list: the Odebrecht earthquake

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Sâo Paulo. April 19. The sheer scale and volume of the gigantic bribery operation that has been bankrolling the entire infrastructure of Brazilian politics...

Part 6: Fordlândia

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In the sixth and final episode of her journey, LAB editor Sue Branford takes time off to visit Fordlândia, Henry Ford's failed attempt to create rubber plantations in the Brazilian Amazon.

Venezuela – the real significance of the student protests

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The growing use of social media in political protests is an exciting new democratic tool, isn’t it? Not always, warns Venezuela expert Dr Julia Buxton, looking at the alarming ways in which it is being used in Venezuela today.

Voices of Latin America: LAB Newsletter 19 December 2018

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19 December 2018 Dear LAB Supporter and Friend, LAB News Two new major LAB publications in two months. First Amazon Besieged - by dams, soya, agribusiness...

Uruguay: Guantanamo Bay and the elections

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A Guantanamo Bay detainee is on hunger strike following delays to the completion of his transfer to Uruguay. But the election climate in Uruguay means there is unlikely to be a speedy resolution of his case.

CHAVEZ IS DEAD, THE MEDIA ARE ALIVE AND KICKING

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Media reporting of the Venezuelan President was deeply biased while he lived, and remains so now.

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