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Brazil: not only bad, but mad

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Jair Bolsonaro has launched a frontal assault on the same electoral system which brought him to the presidency. This is part of a three-pronged strategy to discredit Brazil's democracy and refuse to accept any outcome other than his own victory

Brazil: orphan mothers

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Anti-Black violence by the Police targets young men in Brazil's favelas and makes their mothers 'orphans'. Their trauma and spectacular resistance are highlighted in this new film, reviwed for LAB by Jessica Pandian

Colombia: Cali’s community libraries

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In summer 2021, a three-month national strike against Ivan Duque's right-wing government proved a remarkable time for movement-building and social change. Silvia reports on the libraries constructed by and for local communities in Cali during this period.

Colombia: London mural honours Lucas Villa

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A mural by street artist Kapo in London’s Stockwell Hall of Fame was painted in honour of one of the many protestors killed in Colombia during the national strike of 2021.

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?

Argentina: the sun always rises

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Alicia Carriquiriborde describes the courage and resilience of women political prisoners held at Villa Devoto, Buenos Aires during the military dictatorship in Argentina.

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

Is Mexico City’s police force as bad as its reputation?

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Alonso Ruizpalacios’ latest feature film 'A Cop Movie' defies expectations about the Mexico City Police and gets to the core of the force’s role in society.  

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...

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