Friday, December 14, 2018

Bem Viver: the inspiring role of young people

Rios de Encontro (Rivers of Meeting), is an eco-cultural and socio-educational project based in the community of Cabelo Seco, Pará, Brazil. The project spent...

Brazil: The toxic impact of bauxite mining in Oriximiná

In a book released by the Comissão Pró-Índio de São Paulo this week, the affected population reveals the socio-environmental consequences of 40 years of...

To end Gender-Based Violence (GBV)

In November-December 2018 Christian Aid promoted a Month of Awareness of Gender Based Violence, working with its partners in the region, around the International...

Endorsements for Voices of Latin America

Here are some of the endorsements for LAB's new book, Voices of Latin America: Dr Duncan Green, Senior Strategic Adviser, OXFAM: This is a wonderful X-ray...

The Mad Hatter’s tea-party: Bolsonaro chooses his cabinet

São Paulo, 3 December:  During the election campaign, president-elect Jair Bolsonaro boasted he would pare the number of cabinet ministers down from its present...

Amazon Besieged: LAB Newsletter 30 November 2018

30 November 2018 Dear LAB Supporter and Friend, LAB News LAB's new book Amazon Besieged is published on 1 December. We are launching it at a...

Chile: Killing of Mapuche activist provokes large protests

The recent death of the 24-year-old Mapuche activist and leader Camilo Catrillanca has sparked widespread condemnation and protests throughout Chile. On Wednesday November 14, a...

Amazon Besieged – by dams, soya, agribusiness and land-grabbing

The Tapajós River, a major tributary of the Amazon, is renowned for its extraordinary biodiversity and the vitality of its indigenous and riverine communities....

Amazon Besieged

As LAB prepares to launch its new and powerful book*, co-author Sue Branford issues a stark warning of the implications of a Bolsonaro government...

Jeremy Corbyn’s views on Latin America

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn may be the first leading British politician since Judith Hart in the 1970s to have detailed knowledge of the...

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