Saturday, October 21, 2017
The senate votes to proceed with Impeachment and suspend Dilma. Some of Temer's cabinet choices have provoked indignation, even horror.
Historian Alun Burge examines the role of the extraordinary Welsh community and its support for the Trelew prisoners -- and calls for more research.
The Brazilian Congress, now dominated by the right, may soon vote to lower the age of criminal responsibility from 18 to 16.
In Geneva a UN Committee asks an official Mexican delegation tough questions about the disappearance of the 43 students
Dutch journalist Teake Zuidema gave a lift to some Nicaraguan police on their way to control demonstrations by farmers afraid of compulsory purchase and forced relocation.
Suspension of the retrial of Guatemalan dictator Rios Montt has dashed hopes of justice and underlined the need for a radical shake-up of the judiciary.
The disappearance of 43 student teachers at Ayotzinapa has brought the issue of 'memoria' to the fore. Relatives do not want monuments. "You took them away alive, we want them back alive", they say.
US Ambassador to Paraguay and El Salvador, Robert White, who has died aged 88, was sacked by the Reagan administration.
Hilda and Mrio González are convinced their son Cesar Manuel is still alive. "The official version is a lie," they say.
A petition, draft letter to British MPs and an early-day motion in the UK Parliament

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