Thursday, February 21, 2019

The two faces of Norway’s rainforest policies

Norway gives billions to Brazil to save the rainforest. At the same time, Norsk Hydro’s operations lead to large emissions of greenhouse gases...

Honduras: the very strange elections of November 2017

Honduras is a tropical country punished by poverty, corruption and violence. As if that weren’t enough, on November 26th, 2017 Honduras had some very...

Honduras: Breaking the silence around violence against women

Women Crossing the Line is a three part mini-documentary series - developed in collaboration with JASS (Just Associates) - that spotlights the work of...

Brumadinho: another mining dam disaster in Brazil

At least 65 people have been killed and 305 are missing after a tailings dam was breached at Córrego do Feijão, one of Vale’s...

Voices of Latin America — US edition

Voices of Latin America will be published in the US by Monthly Review Press, in partnership with LAB and Practical Action Publishing, in March...

Brazil: gunmen attack indigenous community in Porto Alegre

It is not only in the Amazon and remote rural areas that indigenous lands are coming under increased pressure as the new Bolsonaro government...

Voices of Latin America

Voices of Latin America is being launched today (18 January) 2019 at a grand fiesta, '¡Viva La Resistencia!', at Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green...

Voices of Latin America Launch: LAB Newsletter 07 January 2019

07 January 2019 Dear LAB Supporter and Friend, LAB News Only two weeks to go! Reserve your tickets now! Voices of Latin America - social movements and...

Will the Amazon Rainforest become a commodity?

Almost two centuries ago two leading British naturalists and explorers, Henry Walter Bates and Alfred Russel Wallace, spent three years studying animals and insects in the...

Amazon soya boom threatens landless

Brazil’s 1988 constitution and other laws established the right of landless peasants to claim unused and underutilized lands. Thousands, with the support of...

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