Bringing to justice human rights violators during 1973-1990 dictatorship.
Susan Fitzpatrick-Behrens, from NACLA, reports on the emergence of increased resistance, as repression intensifies.
The Pentagon is determined to get rid of Hugo Chavez in 2010, say Nil Nikandrov from Global Research.

Letter from Sao Paulo

Jan Rocha talks, in text and audio, about a dramatic anniversary in Brazilian democracy

Brazil as a key player

The US is trying to contain Brazil by creating conflicts on its border, argues Uruguayan analyst, Raúl Zibechi.
The author takes a critical approach towards a widely respected human rights organisation

A Deafening Silence

Some observations on Argentina’s testy relationship with the past.
In a special article for LAB, Gearóid Ó Loingsigh reports from Colombia on the jailing of a military officer for "disappearing" 11 people in 1985.

A Plan Colombia for Mexico

US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, has warned that Mexico and Central America need the equivalent of a Plan Colombia to face "insurgency". Laura Carlsen comments.
US tries to gain re-entry for Honduras at the Organisation for American States as calls from the Honduran resistance for democracy continues. Continued violence marks the daily lives of Hondurans - Adrienne Pine reports.

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