Monday, June 25, 2018

Bom dia, Lula

Updated 23 June, to reflect latest legal decision. In his prison cell, every morning at 7 o’clock, Lula hears hundreds of supporters camped nearby...

Venezuela: avoiding the abyss

In this two-part post, former LAB editor Javier Farje examines the roots of the present crisis and its roots and observes the country’s much...

Colombia: election result imperils peace

On Sunday 17th June Colombians headed to the polls to vote for their new President. As of 5.30pm the results pointed to a clear...

#NiUnaMenos: ‘Now that you see us’

A sea of green washed up in Congress square in central Buenos Aires on the evening of June 4th. The high tide of three...

Nicaragua: 81 deaths that affect us all

Over the last month, we have seen a brutal escalation of institutional violence in Nicaragua. A recent report by Amnesty International highlights the country’s...

Brazil: lorry drivers strike brings chaos

São Paulo, 29 May 2018: A week-long strike by hundreds of thousands of lorry drivers, blockading highways and interrupting deliveries of petrol, food, medical...

Unexpected Uprising: The Crisis of Democracy in Nicaragua

May 14, 2018.How did recent protests over social security cuts in Nicaragua turn into a nationwide grassroots mobilization against President Daniel Ortega? This article was...

Colombia: false positives, failed justice

Like Cuba’s Ladies in White and Argentina’s Mothers of the May Plaza before them, Colombia’s Mothers of Soacha continue to do the slow and...

Colombia: an election which may determine the fate of peace

Colombia: an election which will determine the fate of peace By Thomas Mortensen, Colombia Country Manager, Christian Aid As Colombians head to the polls on the...

Brazil: Geisel authorized targeted killings

In the last two weeks the Brazilian scholar Matias Spektor of the Fundação Getúlio Vargas has brought to light documents which take us back...

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