Latin America Solidarity Centre

Monthly Archive: January 2018

On 31st December 2017, LASC Coordinator Chris O’Connell spoke to Near FM’s Global Solidarity programme on the escalation of post-election violence and police brutality in Honduras. Be sure to listen to the show by following the link below, and stay tuned for more updates on the situation in Honduras as it unfolds. Click here to […]

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The 2009 conviction of Alberto Fujimori, Peru’s autocratic former president, on multiple counts of crimes against humanity was widely seen as a major blow against impunity in the embattled country. Now, nearly nine years later, shady dealings in the Peruvian Congress threaten to completely subvert the course of justice. By Rocรญo Silva Santisteban   When […]

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The coverage of Venezuela’s ongoing crisis often tells a single story of repression and despair. However, looking beyond the headlines to the reality on the ground reveals a much more complex reality. By Betty Purcell Venezuela is a beautiful, sunny country, with some of the friendliest people I have ever met. But it is also […]

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