Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Guatemala: A War by Other Means?

This article was first published by UpsideDownWorld. You can see the original here. Header image: Families in Chab’il Ch’och’ look out over their burning homes...

Honduras: between electoral fraud and popular uprising

A week on from the general elections held in Honduras, on 27 November, there is still no definitive result. The main candidates are presidential...

Honduras: chaos continues as police revolt

In this video, posted on 1 December Gregory Wilpert of Real News interviews Mark Weisbrot, Co-Director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research...

Rio’s rulers behind bars as the 2018 race begins

1 December 2017. Just over a year ago, Rio was on a roll, basking in post-Olympic glory, applauded all over the world for a...

Frei Henri, champion of justice for Brazil’s rural poor

A chapter in international solidarity with Brazil’s embattled rural poor closed on Sunday 26 November with the death of Dominican priest and lawyer, Henri...

Charco

We publish contemporary fiction from Latin American authors. We want to bring voices, to date unheard and unrepresented, to the UK reader through young,...

Elections in Chile & Honduras. Peace problems in Colombia -LAB Newsletter...

28 November 2017 Dear LAB Supporter and Friend, Elections Chile: Results in the first round of Chile’s presidential elections, on November 19, confounded all the pollsters. Sebastián...

Colombia: Petrol fuels instability on the border

Brigadier General Gustavo Moreno is sitting behind a wide desk in his air-conditioned office. It overlooks the parade ground of the police compound which...

Belo Horizonte gets a Land Reform Farmers Market

Authorities, representatives of social and cultural movements, and an appreciative audience gathered in Belo Horizonte for the opening of the Farmers' Market Shop, another...

Colombia: peace, but maybe not the peace we hoped for

Without addressing crucial elements of the original agreement, the revised peace deal risks not living up to expectations in Colombia. It has been a year...

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