LAB is pleased to announce that, in conjunction with Monthly Review Press, it has just published the fourth — and substantially updated — edition of its successful Faces of Latin America by Duncan Green with Sue Branford. Faces of Latin America has sold more than 50,000 copies since it first appeared in 1991 and is widely considered to be the best introduction to the economics, politics, demography, social structures, environment and cultures of Latin America.
For further information about the book and how to order it, look at the attached leaflet.
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This video essay from LAB partner Ojos Ilegales Red, Venezuela, tells the story of Leonardo Milian Ruiz, a member of the Pumé community. Milian left his territory Boca Tronador, on Riecito in Apure State, near the the Venezuelan border with Colombia, after cattle ranchers continually invaded their territory.
Haiti is not unfamiliar with violent uprisings. However, since the US-backed installation of Jovenel Moïse in 2004, unrest has been relentless, with violence and repression reaching a bloody crescendo in recent weeks.
The list of foreign policy challenges facing President-elect Biden when he enters the Oval Office in January 2021 will be both manifold and complex. J.D.Fuller reports.
Narratives of Vulnerability in Mexico, by Raúl Diego Rivera Hernández, translated by Isis Sadek. Published by Palgrave Macmillan (2020) ISBN 978-3-030-51144-9. People in the United...