As protests against Arizona's immigration law grow, LAB explains how the Republican legislators shot themselves in the foot.

Brazil as a key player

The US is trying to contain Brazil by creating conflicts on its border, argues Uruguayan analyst, Raúl Zibechi.
The Pentagon is determined to get rid of Hugo Chavez in 2010, say Nil Nikandrov from Global Research.
The author takes a critical approach towards a widely respected human rights organisation
Noam Chomsky: Recent US drive to restore Washington's capacity for  military intervention in Latin America.
Susan Fitzpatrick-Behrens, from NACLA, reports on the emergence of increased resistance, as repression intensifies.
LAB's news writer Javier Farje analyses the new Community of Latin American and Caribbean States
An interview with William Robinson, Professor of Sociology, University of California at Santa Barbara

Bulletin 2 March 2010

Chile: international aid arrives – people and authorities organise against looting ♦ Argentina: welcome US mediation ♦ Chile: earthquake will not stop economic growth ♦ Bolivia: Rains destroy communities

Bulletin 23 February 2010

Argentina: President criticises the UK and expects regional support ♦ Latin America Summit: Colombia and Venezuela clash, again ♦ Latin America: An OAS without the Americans? ♦ Colombia: local currency in good health ♦ Brazil:

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