Saturday, August 19, 2017

Haiti: Hope in the season of hurricanes

Prospéry Raymond, Christian Aid’s country manager for Haiti and the Dominican Republic, reflects on how Haiti is moving on from one disaster and preparing...

Michel Temer: Captain of Brazil’s Titanic

Aug 14 2017 What is President Temer's weapon for fighting corruption charges? Why, corruption of course. In his relentless battle to stay in power, President Michel...

Brazil: new dams threaten Aripuana basin

With the bancada ruralista mining / agribusiness lobby in control of the Temer government and Congress, a Brazilian company, Intertechne Consultores, sees it...

Brazil: why is Michel Temer still President?

This is a slightly edited version of an article, first published by Brasil Wire. You can see the original here. It is always hard to...

Brazil: rural land conflicts are part of a planned project of...

The article was published (in Portuguese) by MST here. Translated and with additional material by Mike Gatehouse, for LAB. 2016 turned out to be the...

Mining: Nicaraguan communities claim partial victory over Condor Gold

This article is mainly based on material made available by London Mining Network. According to ACAFREMIN, the new regional alliance against metal mining in Central...

Central America: a new alliance against mining

This article was first published by NACLA on 24 May 2017 Miguel López took cover in the shade at the entrance to the hilltop cemetery....

Brazil: MST occupy farms of elite land-owners

This article was originally published by Mongabay on 28 July 2017. This week, Brazil’s internationally recognized Landless Workers Movement (MST) launched a coordinated protest...

Canada’s toxic policies in Mexico and Latin America

Pretty Faces, Grisly Interests This article was published on the website of Canadian progressive magazine Briarpatch. LAB has added titles and images. Main image: Banner...

Brazil: a curious conviction

On 12 July ex-President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva was sentenced to 9 years and 6 months imprisonment by Judge Sérgio Moro.  In contrast...

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