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Short Essay on Brazil

This short essay is a study of the politics of Brazil... [read more]

Brazil’s Lula Says US Should Improve Relationship with Latin America

James Suggett on the Brazilian president's call for a more friendly US policy in Latin America.... [read more]

Venezuela and South American Allies Advance Integration

James Suggett examines the latest steps of an ambitious initiative to bring about the economic integration of a number of South American countries.... [read more]

Iran, Israel and Latin America: The Media States Its Case

Ramzy Baroud scrutinises the mainstream media consensus on the designated enemies of the US.... [read more]

Freed FARC Hostage Thanks Venezuelan President

FARC kidnap victim Captain Pablo Emilio Moncayo has publicly expressed his gratitude for Hugo Chávez's efforts to secure his release, writes Kiraz Janicke.... [read more]

The US and Colombian Roles in the Honduran Crisis

Garry Leech argues that the US role in the Honduran crisis represents a continuation of the traditional US approach towards democracy in Central America.... [read more]

Total Recall in Bolivia: Divided Nation Faces Historic Vote

With Bolivian voters set to go to the polls and the Morales presidency in the balance, Ben Dangl examines the issues at stake in the forthcoming recall vote. ... [read more]

Telling the Players with a Scorecard

How politics is manifested as economics and economics as politics should concern us right now, argues Steven Colatrella.... [read more]

Get lost, Petrobras! (Or do I mean Brazil?)

David Hill reports that a Brazilian company plans to drill for oil within a section of the Peruvian Amazon rainforest causing massive ecological destruction and disruption to the lives of the Indigenous people living there. ... [read more]

Chavez: Morales’ Electoral Victory is a Victory for Latin America

The Bolivian president Evo Morales achieved a landslide election victory on Sunday, as Kiraz Janicke reports.... [read more]

Colombia “Hands Over Its Sovereignty” to US with Military Accord

Hugo Chavez has condemned the Colombian government's decision to permit the US to expand its military presence in Colombia, as James Suggett explains.... [read more]

South American Leaders Concerned Over Colombia - US Military Plan

Governments across Latin America are expressing growing unease over the militarism of joint US-Colombian policy in the region, as Kiraz Janicke explains.... [read more]

Book review: 'The New Latin American Left'

Nathaniel Mehr reviews an insightful edited collection on the new left in Latin America.... [read more]

Venezuela Reiterates Commitment to Multipolar World Following Israeli Accusations

Israeli intelligence is using the relationship between Iran and leftist leaders in Latin America to stoke up fears in relation to Iran's nuclear ambitions, says Tamara Pearson.... [read more]

Interview: María Augusta Calle talks to London Progressive Journal

Samuele Mazzolini spoke to María Augusta Calle, a former member of Ecuador's Constituent Assembly, currently standing as a candidate for President Correa's Movimiento País coalition.... [read more]

Venezuelan Government Hopes for New Era of Peace and Respect with Obama

James Suggett on the Venezuelan government's positive response to the election of Barack Obama to the US presidency.... [read more]

Venezuela’s Chavez Pushes for New World Financial System in Argentina

James Suggett on Venezuela's increasing influence in economic policy across the South American continent. ... [read more]

Chávez Emphasizes Global Context of Venezuelan Food Shortages

James Suggett on Venezuelan fears of a global food crisis.... [read more]