John Pilger on Hugo Chávez and the liberal war on democracy
By John Pilger - 19 March 12:00

"Hugo Chávez expresses the kind of genuine exuberant democracy long ago abandoned in Britain".

London Special - Ken's friends
By Martin Bright - 05 March 12:00

Few doubt that the Mayor of London has been successful in promoting the capital as a major global fi

An invitation to Caracas
By Martin Bright - 02 March 15:48

A meeting with the mayor results in an interesting offer

Biofuel power games
By Sue Branford - 19 February 12:00

Observations on Latin America

Traveller's tales
By Alice O'Keeffe - 12 February 12:00

<strong>The Lost City</strong>

Henry Shukman <em>Abacus, 342pp, £10.99</em>

ISBN 0349120366

No Fidel, no problem?
By Andrew Stephen - 12 February 12:00

Miami is planning a great party, and Bush's people expect dancing in the streets of Havana. But few

Fighting talk
By Eugenio Triana - 05 February 12:00

<strong>Guerrilla Warfare: authorised edition</strong>

Ernesto Che Guevara <em>Ocean Press, 160pp

Trotsky in Mexico
By Kingsley Martin - 29 January 12:00

How former New Statesman editor Kingsley Martin went to Mexico to interview Trotsky in 1937

Profile: Douglas Tompkins
By Lucy Knight - 25 January 14:34 profiles Douglas Tompkins, millionaire property magnate turned ecologist

Agent provocateur
By Alice O'Keeffe - 15 January 12:00

Alejandro González Iñárritu's latest film, Babel, has provoked anger in the US. Here he talks about

Now bury the myths
By Ariel Dorfman - 18 December 12:00

Writer and human rights activist Ariel Dorfman was forced to flee Chile when the government of Allen

A welcome and a warning after Chavez's victory
By Andy Goodall - 04 December 15:22

The Venezuela Solidarity campaign welcomes Hugo Chavez's re-election despite the highly organised ca

A chapter in the history of American terrorism
By Dollan Cannell - 04 December 12:00

Cuba - Fidel Castro

Now the poor expect their just deserts
By Jan Rocha - 04 December 12:00

Brazil - Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva

The uprising
By Greg Grandin - 04 December 12:00

Washington has seen the countries south of its border as a backyard where it can bribe, bully and ev

Defeating the "envoy of God"
By Max Ajl - 04 December 12:00

Ecuador - Rafael Correa

The quiet Peronist who leads the way
By Sophie Morris - 04 December 12:00

Argentina - Néstor Kirchner

No ties for the peasants' champion
By Lucy Ash - 04 December 12:00

Bolivia - Evo Morales

Lost in the labyrinth
By Ryan Gilbey - 27 November 12:00

This political fairy tale is haunting, but it has little to say about the real world


It could have been me
By Jeremy Dear - 20 November 12:00

Jeremy Dear on Samuel Morales

In Britain, a trade unionist might face dismissal for standing up f

Green colonials
By Sue Branford and Jan Rocha - 13 November 12:00

An international project to buy large parts of the Amazon rainforest has run up against stiff resist

America awakes from a corrupt and incompetent nightmare
By Staff blogger - 13 November 12:00

Finally, yes finally, it seems that America has woken from its slumber. After more than a decade, the hegemony of the right - and not just any old right, but a deeply arrogant, corrupt and incompetent right - appears to be over.

"I got Latinos to vote . . . but they voted religion"
By Stephen Armstrong - 06 November 12:00

Stephen Armstrong talks to Eva Longoria

The fence of lies
By Mario Vargas Llosa - 06 November 12:00

The rich are prepared to pay $50 an hour for someone to clean their houses. Agriculture would grind

An act of faith
By Maya Jaggi - 30 October 12:00

In Colombia, Maya Jaggi finds a thriving theatre scene that gives voice to a society torn by conflic

Contrary coffee
By Matt Kennard - 18 September 13:00

Observations on trade

Dictators: Goodbye to all that
By Ben Davies - 04 September 13:00

Ben Davies on Alfredo Stroessner, former leader of Paraguay

Cuba: Braced for change
By Alice O'Keeffe - 21 August 13:00

Can the ailing Castro's revolution survive a handover of power? <strong>Alice O'Keeffe</strong>, one

We all need to grow up a bit when it comes to drugs
By Staff blogger - 07 August 13:00

In attacking the ABC classification system for controlled drugs, as it has in its report subtitled Making a Hash of It?, the Commons select committee on science and technology has shot a sitting duck.

Hispanic fantasy
By Tarquin Hall - 07 August 13:00

<strong>Ghost Train Through the Andes: on my grandfather's trail in Chile and Bolivia</strong>