Thursday, August 18, 2022


Central America: The myths and realities of gold mining

A new report from Caritas highlights the four grand myths peddled by gold mining companies in the Isthmus.

Permanent coup d’etat in Paraguay – Keeping it in the family

The author says hopes that the Paraguayan President would implement reforms are fading fast

Venezuela – people’s power

George Ciccariello-Maher, author of We Created Chavez: A People's History of the Venezuelan Revolution, talks about the historical struggle, the current role of militias, and much else

Amazon Besieged: LAB Newsletter 30 November 2018

30 November 2018 Dear LAB Supporter and Friend, LAB News LAB's new book Amazon Besieged is published on 1 December. We are launching it at a...

Paraguay: Can the deforestation be stopped?

The Chaco region is under imminent threat of total deforestation

Bolsonaro’s people: the Amazon, indigenous and landless at risk

President-elect Jair Bolsonaro has chosen Ricardo Salles as Brazil’s environment minister. The former São Paulo state government environment secretary is under investigation for...

The Mad Hatter’s tea-party: Bolsonaro chooses his cabinet

São Paulo, 3 December:  During the election campaign, president-elect Jair Bolsonaro boasted he would pare the number of cabinet ministers down from its present...

Uruguay: Pepe Mujica, hero, populist, or demagogue?

President Mujica's humble life and style have been widely popular, but not everyone likes or respects him. Javier Farje reports from Montevideo.

Action for Argentina UK

We are a politically pluralist collective of journalists, academics, trade unionists, students, activists, workers and others living in the UK who are concerned about...

Council on Hemispheric Affairs (COHA)

The Council on Hemispheric Affairs (COHA) is a non-profit organization which works to promote the common interests of the hemisphere and encourage the formulation of rational and constructive US policies toward Latin America.

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