Sunday, September 19, 2021
The author explores the real winners in the trading relationship between China and Latin America.
In the remote Mayan Qeqchi [kek-chi] community of Lote 8, high in the mountains on the north side of Lake Izabal, eastern Guatemala, we stand in thick brush, in the empty space where the home of Amelia Cac Tiul used to be.
Perhaps the biggest difference with the Colombia of Conrad's famous novel is the US absence. Today it is the Chinese who are in the ascendancy.
Peruvian President Ollanta Humala, who took office on 28 July, faces a big challenge in regions where most of his votes come from.
Ecuador: the struggle for Sumak Kawsay, or 'the right to a good life'. Both the government and social movements see themselves as engaged in the struggle to forge a new and more sustainable way of life for the country.
A prominent member of the Guatemalan left believes that his country is the victim of a neo-colonial offensive.
Nick Caistor, from LAB, analyses the reasons behind the students protests in Chile.
President Rafael Correa has started a campaign against Non-governmental Organisations.
The Venezuelan government's decision to take control of the gold business has brought to the surface a serious problem.

Ollanta Humana: Promising Start

Editorial from Peru Support Group.

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