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A Cop Movie Alonso Ruizpalacios review Latin America Bureau
Alonso Ruizpalacios’ latest feature film 'A Cop Movie' defies expectations about the Mexico City Police and gets to the core of the force’s role in society.
Why did Peru suffer 200,000 deaths in a population of less than 33 million?
Women Resisting Violence podcast release WP
To mark International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, LAB and King's College London release the first episode of our new podcast, Women Resisting Violence, where women share their experiences of supporting each other and transforming their communities.
Guatemala - Sepur Zarco case: The Guatemalan women who rose for justice in a war-torn nation. UN Women Gallery
The failure to secure justice in cases of gender-based violence shows fundamental flaws in Guatemala’s democratic institutions.
Enfermera se arregla para empezar su jornada en un improvisado baño Jahfrann
When anti-government protests erupted in Colombia in April, the neighbourhood of Siloé in Cali quickly became an epicentre of resistance. Our guest writer, Jahfrann, was there with the medical mission "ESCONDIDA". He describes a nightmarish scene in which the instinct to preserve life is driven underground by state repression.
Antonio Ioris, director of the Indigenous Brazil Violated project, in parternship with LAB, has written a policy brief on the ongoing genocide of Brazil's Guarani-Kaiowa people.
Amazônia Latitude's Marcos Colón reports from Glasgow on the cognitive dissonance that affects COP26, where those most concerned about and those most affected by climate change are effectively excluded from the conference and governments and business bandy technological fixes.
Dominican nationalism, Kelvin Moquete
In 2013, a Dominican Constitutional Tribunal stripped a documented, Dominican-born woman of her citizenship, claiming that she had mistakenly been issued with a birth certificate. Dr Eve Hayes de Kalaf investigates in a new book how the universal registration of citizens can be used to exclude the vulnerable.
MinA Migrants in Action performance People's Palace Projects Brazilian women in London
Migrants in Action (MinA) is a community theatre group both established and run by Brazilian women who've suffered gender violence. Together they advocate for the wellbeing and visibility of the Brazilian community in the UK and Europe.
An estimated 100,000 people took part in the Global Day of Action for Climate Justice in Glasgow on Saturday 6 November, in Glasgow, site of the ongoing COP26 UN Climate Conference. Brazil the pariah As custodian of one of the world’s largest carbon sinks (the Amazon rainforest), Brazil’s role was sure to be crucial. Amazônia […]