Monday, February 19, 2018

Brazil’s carnivals denounce the monsters of corruption and discrimination

São Paulo, 15 February 2018. It’s Ash Wednesday and all that’s left of Carnival in the streets of São Paulo are rows of chemical...

Costa Rica: is the far right poised for victory?

In an unprecedented political atmosphere, Costa Ricans will vote for a new president on February 4th. The country has become famous for its wonderful...

Why Are Mexico’s Elections Likely to Generate Violence?

This article was first published by the Council on Hemispheric Affairs, a LAB partner. You can see the original here. Header image: Mexico City Source:...

Guatemala: indigenous women take on Canada’s mining industry

This article was re-published from Ricochet by UpsideDownWorld. You can see the original here. Header image:(L-R): Amalia Cac Tiul, Elena Choc Quib, Carmelina Caal Ical,...

Brazil’s Cinderella: to prison, or to the ball?

São Paulo, 26 January 2018. Not only was Lula’s appeal rejected and his sentence increased to twelve years by the court in Porto Alegre...

Brazil: the trial of the century

São Paulo 21 January. Some are calling it the trial of the century.  The fate of the man who leads all the polls by...

Voices: a work in progress

Work on LAB's exciting new book Voices of Latin America is progressing rapidly More than 45 of our interviews, from 11 countries, have...

Haiti is no shithole

This post was published by Haiti Support Group. You can read the original here 12th January 2018: Today marks eight years after the Léogâne Earthquake...

Peru: Fujimori pardon creates political havoc

Fujimori pardon creates political havoc Main image: Protest in Lima on 26 December 2017 against pardon for Fujimori. Clip from live stream by RT España. This...

Brazil announces end to Amazon mega-dam building policy

Brazil’s government this week announced a major shift away from its policy of building mega-dams in the Brazilian Amazon – a strategy born...

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