Latin America

21.11.2019

Latin America, in search of a present history

Latin America, in search of a present history

It is one month since the social explosion in Chile and despite permanent repression, the Chilean people are still on the streets to demand the resignation of Sebastián Piñera, who declared war on them in the first week of the conflict. Complaints from Santiago sends shivers down the spine. The… »

03.11.2019

Defying the neoliberal prescriptions: The organic veins in América Latina

Defying the neoliberal prescriptions: The organic veins in América Latina

Javier Tolcachier 22/10/2019 Evo won! The process of change won. By a small difference, after the count, the officialist binomio overcame the barrier of ten points over the second, Carlos Mesa. The representa tive of neoliberalism was the ex-vice president of “Goni”, Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada, the responsable of the… »

02.09.2019

The the Latin American Right is burning

The the Latin American Right is burning

by Javier Tolcachier* The flames in the Amazon synthesize the picture of the current political situation in Latin America. According to a recent bulletin from the Tricontinental Institute of Social Research, this year there have been 40,341 fires in the Amazon, the highest number since 2010. There… »

26.10.2018

Face 2 Face with Nilko Andreas

Face 2 Face with Nilko Andreas

On this show we speak with Nilko Andreas about his classical music orchestra made up of 80 musicians from Latin America between the age 8 to 15 years old. The orchestra recently performed in New York and Washington DC. For Nilko, art is a powerful tool that can be used… »

09.12.2017

What to do about the EU’s new trade agenda in Latin America?

What to do about the EU’s new trade agenda in Latin America?

By Florian Horn – 16.11.2017 – Rosa-Luxemburg-Foundation Brussels Report from the forum on “The Shape of Trade to Come” About ten years ago, the European Union (EU) introduced Global Europe, its most ambitious trade policy strategy to date. It was intended to open up new markets worldwide… »

13.07.2016

Latin American Development Depends On Investing In Teenage Girls

Latin American Development Depends On Investing In Teenage Girls

Human Wrongs Watch By Estrella Gutiérrez* CARACAS, 11 July 2016 (IPS) – Latin America’s teenage girls are a crucial force for change and for promoting sustainable development, if the region invests in their rights and… »

09.05.2015

Latin America’s Social Policies Have Given Women a Boost

Latin America’s Social Policies Have Given Women a Boost

By Fabiana Frayssinet. BUENOS AIRES, May 8 2015 (IPS) – Although they do not specifically target women, social policies like family allowances and pensions have improved the lives of women in Latin America, the region that has made the biggest strides… »

21.10.2014

Unemployment Could Fall to 6.0% in Latin America and the Caribbean Despite Limited Job Creation

Unemployment Could Fall to 6.0% in Latin America and the Caribbean Despite Limited Job Creation

  Human Wrongs Watch Santiago, 15 October 2014 (ILO)* — The unfavorable evolution of the economy in Latin America and the Caribbean during the second half of 2014 will not prevent regional urban unemployment from decreasing slightly this year to 6.0% or 6.1%, from the 6.2% recorded in 2013,… »

11.05.2014

Latin America’s LGBTI Movement Celebrates Triumphs, Sets New Goals

Latin America’s LGBTI Movement Celebrates Triumphs, Sets New Goals

By Ivet González VARADERO, Cuba , May 10 2014 (IPS) – Although it might not seem to be, Latin America is the most active region in the world when it comes to the defence of the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex… »

01.02.2014

Latin American, Caribbean Leaders Declare “Peace Zone” in the Region

Latin American and Caribbean leaders have wrapped their annual summit of a regional grouping that excludes the United States and Canada. The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States held its first gathering last year as a counterweight to forums that exclude Cuba. Cuban President Raúl Castro touted the summit’s… »

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