Sunday, February 18, 2018
Colombians’ rejection of the peace deal on 2 October led to mass demonstrations in the streets, with people demanding a new agreement, fast. ‘Friends of peace’ in Colombian cities like Bogotá, Cali, Medellín, Barranquilla, and Montería gave voice to the urgent need to find a way out of the post-plebiscite debacle. Meanwhile, Colombian nationals living in the UK who were...
Interim President Michel Temer has chosen a white, male cabinet which ignores all the social advances of the last 14 years
The senate votes to proceed with Impeachment and suspend Dilma. Some of Temer's cabinet choices have provoked indignation, even horror.
Dilma's government has done all too little to protect the environment and indigenous areas. Temer's could be much worse.
Eduardo Cunha, who just a few days ago seemed untouchable, despite being strongly linked wth corruption, has been removed from office by Brazil's Supreme Court. Many Brazilian celebrated the decision.
Leaders of Brazil's powerful social movements call for mobilization 'against the coup'.
What is the future of Bolivian president Evo Morales and MAS in the wake of the referendum setback.
A further update to LAB's quick guide to understanding Mensalão, Lava Jato, impeachment, the judiciary, the constitution and Lula's cabinet appointment.
The views of ordinary people about Venezuela's economic and political crisis
The Pastoral Land Commission's 2015 report paints a grim picture of the challenges facing peasants and indigenous people.

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