Saturday, August 19, 2017
Pretty Faces, Grisly Interests This article was published on the website of Canadian progressive magazine Briarpatch. LAB has added titles and images. Main image: Banner at peaceful protest near Escobal mine. Guatemala’s Constitution states that resistance is legitimate when done to protect and defend human rights. Photo: Sandra Cuffe/MiningWatch Canada Though Mexico was a punching bag throughout Donald Trump’s successful campaign...
Rosa of the Wild Grass: the Story of a Nicaraguan Family, by Fiona Macintosh, was published by LAB just over a year ago. To mark the first anniversary of this remarkable book, Fiona gathered a group of nine local people at the Harbour Arts Centre in Irvine, Ayrshire, as part of the exhibition 'My Home is Your Home -...
If the immigration agenda of Donald Trump and his administration is not enough of a racist assault on the human rights of Mexicans, the overall impact of this demagogue’s agenda on the economy of its long-suffering southern neighbour adds insult to injury. The immediate effect of Trump’s victory and first 100 days in power has been to weaken an already...
Latin America has rallied to support Bolivia and President Evo Morales has been strengthened at home. Is this what the US wanted, asks Emma Felber from the Bolivia Information Forum.
A SOA Watch delegation finds 'grave irregularities' exercised by 'mafiosa-like powers'.
The Council on Hemispheric Affairs (COHA) is a non-profit organization which works to promote the common interests of the hemisphere and encourage the formulation of rational and constructive US policies toward Latin America.
NSC works to promote mutual solidarity between Nicaragua and the UK.
Ben Dangl, editor of UpsideDownWorld.org, explores why today Latin America is no longer scared of U.S. imperialism.
Declaration by the Continental Coordinating Committee of Social Movements in ALBA in solidarity with Snowden, Manning and Assange
Miguel Angel Aguilar, General Secretary of the Association of European Journalists add his voice to the chorus of protests against the decision by four European countries to deny landing rights to Bolivian President Evo Morales' plane. In Spanish

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