With help from Mark Perryman, LAB worked with LondonEnglandFans to brief some of those travelling to Brazil to follow their national team in the World Cup. About 70 fans came to a meeting in London on May 15, where LAB editor Sue Branford introduced new Brazil Inside Out, LAB’s new guidebook. Once in Brazil, LAB contacts helped to organize events for the fans, including a friendly match with local supporters in Manaus, and a visit to Belo Horizonte’s fabulous Manguebeira park before the Costa Rica game. Brazil Inside Out is selling well, both in its print and e-book editions.
Serena Chang reviews the new LAB publication, 'The Past is an Imperfect Tense’ by Bernardo Kucinkski, translated by Tom Gatehouse.
Luis Bustamente's images of Chile's estallido social - which began on October 18, 2019, now a whole year ago - speak for themselves. Most were taken of protesters in Santiago around Plaza Baquedano, renamed by protestors as Plaza de la Diginidad. Others cover graffiti and stencil work that popped up during this period, taken in a range of Chilean cities.