Democracy versus the people
By Slavoj Zizek - 14 August 11:03

A new account of Haiti's recent history shows how the genuinely radical politics of Lavalas and its

The Bolivians cast their votes well
By kenzieeliase410 - 11 August 18:03

“Cet animal est très méchant. Quand on l'attaque, il se défend.”

Victory for Morales
By Carl Packman - 11 August 13:16

Bolivia's socialist president, Evo Morales, wins a recall referendum reports Carl Packman plus <stro

More popular than Enver Hoxha
By kenzieeliase410 - 05 August 13:57

The worldwide prices of cocaine have not fluctuated much, nor, I am told, has product quality varied

A history of violence
By Damian Platt - 31 July 10:07

Elite Squad, the latest film about Rio’s favelas, fails to raise the real issues around police bruta

America's confused outlook
By kenzieeliase410 - 21 July 11:02

The re-appearance of the fourth fleet prompts Hugh O'Shaughnessy to cast his mind back to his first

One step forward . . .
By Alice O'Keeffe - 17 July 10:22

In opinion polls Uribe regularly gets upwards of 80 per cent support. Since the dark days the politi

Hanging with Umbanda
By Tom Quinn - 14 July 13:51

Things that bump and grind in the night. Tom Quinn travels to Portugal to gain first hand experience

Chávez in danger
By Stephanie Blankenburg - 07 July 12:59

Chávez has little more than four months - perhaps even less - to come up with a solution to a very d

Ingrid Betancourt -- who she?
By Martin Bright - 03 July 13:48

The parochialism of the UK media plumbed new depths with coverage of the release of the kidnapped Co

Enduring memories
By Michael Chanan - 03 July 10:29

The Cuban master film-maker Tomás Gutiérrez Alea trod a fine line, supporting the revolution but ins

A warning to torturers everywhere
By kenzieeliase410 - 02 July 13:42

The man who did much of Pinochet's dirty work is given two 25 year sentences for blowing up an exile

Sending money home
By Enrique Mendizabal - 20 June 15:45

The vital role of workers who send their money home to Latin America and how they can create a "brai

Radical hope in Venezuela
By kenzieeliase410 - 19 June 11:15

<strong>¡Hugo! The Hugo Chávez Story: from Mud Hut to Perpetual Revolution</strong>

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The failing war on drugs
By kenzieeliase410 - 17 June 14:25

US presidents rarely attack the really dangerous drugs of alcohol and tobacco and meanwhile efforts

Bolivia's racial onslaught
By Anonymous - 16 June 10:38

Bolivian socialist politician César Navarro - ambushed by a mob in his country's constitutional capi

Paddington returns
By Alyssa McDonald - 12 June 10:20

Observations on deepest, darkest Peru

Guevara's last stand
By Chris Bradley - 12 June 10:20

Chris Bradley discovers how thousands of bronze keys have helped Argentina to honour a home-grown he

A new dawn for the Caribbean?
By Darcus Howe - 12 June 10:20

The mass movement which has lifted Obama up high was bubbling beneath the surface of American societ

By Paul Rodgers - 10 June 16:00

The ins and outs of how we colour our food

Cut the bullfighting
By Caroline Lucas - 05 June 16:13

Green MEP Caroline Lucas explains why she thinks that, despite its ancient history, the cruelty of b

Dirty deeds in Bolivia
By kenzieeliase410 - 02 June 18:42

Agitation, violence and illegal ballots on autonomy. Hugh O'Shaughnessy on disgraceful tactics aimed

The green fig leaves
By Jan Rocha - 29 May 13:00

Observations on Brazil

Bordering on disaster
By Nicholas Wapshott - 22 May 13:00

Observations on Mexico

Bloodshed in South America
By kenzieeliase410 - 21 May 12:06

Hugh O'Shaughnessy ponders the games being played out on the borders of Venezuela and Colombia and w

Bolivia's make-or-break referendum
By John Crabtree - 16 May 15:21

Bolivia's Right has pushed for a referendum to unseat Evo Morales, but could it hurt them more than

Growth industry
By Roger Scruton - 15 May 13:00

Viniculture is helping lift Latin America out of poverty

Bolivian poppycock
By kenzieeliase410 - 06 May 18:07

A faux referendum in Bolivia demanding greater autonomy for the Santa Cruz province is nothing more

Don't look now
By Ryan Gilbey - 01 May 13:00

A gender-bending teen drama plays with the viewer's role as voyeur

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Priests' law of death

Observations on Nicaragua and abortion