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The Deaths of Dom Phillips and Bruno Pereira

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The brutal murders of journalist Dom Phillips and indigenist Bruno Pereira took place in a region, the Javari Valley, beset by a profitable vortex of clandestine economies, resource plunder and land grabbing which the present government does almost nothing to discourage or suppress.

Bolsonaro provokes constitutional crisis to cloak scandals

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Mired in scandal, Bolsonaro provokes a constitutional crisis to divert attention. But, as Lula's campaign gears up, the key question is what the military will do.

Brazil’s 2022 election: reading the runes

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Polls give Lula a decisive lead in the run-up to this year's presidential elections. Will the Bolsonaros (Jair and his sons) allow the victory, or will they play the Trump card?

Brazil: reaction vs progress

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Professor David Treece reviews Jan Rocha's chronicle of her years reporting for the BBC on Brazil during the military dictatorship

New books from LAB authors

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LAB authors have published three new books - on indigenous communities vs extractive industries in Ecuador; and on the military dictatorship, torture and human rights in Brazil

Idalina Tatter – a powerful voice against transnational state terror

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Paraguayan Idalina Tatter campaigned tirelessly, in search of her husband Federico Jorge Tatter, arrested in Argentina and rendered back to Paraguay by agents of Operación Condor. Her life and work is documented in the CAMeNA archive in Mexico

K – the story of a search

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Bernardo Kucinski's searing memoir 'K' tells the story of the agonised search by a father for his disappeared daughter, kidnapped and eventually murdered by...

New obstruction to historical justice in Guatemala

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In September, the presiding judge in the Death Squad Diary case stated the defendants had a case to answer – good news for the search for justice in Guatemala. But in October, the lead prosecutor was transferred from her role investigating genocide and mass human rights violations. This was a critical blow to Guatemala's justice system.

Notes from Colombia

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Colombia’s security forces are in retreat. Human rights defenders are in bad shape. These are desperate times in the country. WOLA's Adam Isacson returns from his first visit to Colombia in nearly two years. Here are his reactions.

Quesera – El Salvador’s forgotten massacre

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El Salvador's civil war featured a number of brutal massacres by the army, especially the one at El Mozote in Morazán. Much less well-known is the butchery of peasants and children at Quesera in Usulután, on the River Lempa, carried out by the Army's US-trained Atlacatl Batallion.

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