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.

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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.

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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.

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