The Sunday Times has an interesting article on Brazilian Indians today. The journalist Chrstina Lamb went back to the region visited by Norman Lewis 40 years ago.
On Saturday 16 May, Mariela Castro, daughter of the Cuban President Raul Castro, led a celebration of gay rights and sexual diversity in the centre of Havana. Mariela is Director of the Cuban National Centre for Sex Education and a long-standing activi

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 29 December 2009

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Argentina: First gay wedding in Latin America ♦ Venezuela: Chávez accuses Colombia of linking him with rebels ♦ Chile to hand over report on “espionage” in Peru ♦ Bolivia ends the year without new investment ♦ Brazil

Bulletin 22 January 2010

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Haiti: President admits lack of coordination ♦ Port-au-Prince port, back in business ♦ Thousands to be relocated ♦ Peru: Shinning Path followers form political party ♦ Latin America on way to recovery ♦ Peru: cli

Bulletin 3 February 2010

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Mexico: Students murdered “by mistake” ♦ Haiti: Judge to decide on fate of US missionaries ♦ Colombia: bodies from the 1985 Justice Palace attack found ♦ Two Latin American films nominated for Oscars ♦ Arge

Fujimori Faces Justice

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Alberto Fujimori  lost his appeal. Jo-Marie Burt and Coletta Youngers argue that it is time he pays for his crimes.

Emerging Out of the Fog

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 Nathalie Mercier has been working as a human rights observer in Guatemala, as the country grapples with its history of 45,000 'disappeared'.
The Colombian Government is not doing enough to protect the innocent, argues Human Rights Watch

Bulletin 25 February 2010

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Argentina: Government fights on two fronts ♦ Cuba: Lula says farewell ♦ Venezuela: Government rejects report from Inter American Committee ♦ Brazil: Biggest bank increases profits ♦ El Niño goes heavy on Latin America

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