LASC Blog

The LASC Blog is a great way to stay up-to-date with all the latest in Latin American affairs, and is updated regularly with posts covering a range of voices, opinions and subjects. We particularly seek to highlight actors and perspectives not typically found in mainstream media.

Guest Blogs can be submitted by all LASC members and supporters, with more details available here.

Please note that the views expressed in the LASC Blog are exclusively those of the authors unless otherwise stated, and do not necessarily reflect those of LASC and its members.

Blog Posts

One of the major flash points in terms of COVID-19 in Latin America has been with migrants trying to cross
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After interning here at LASC, I am sad to say goodbye to this organization. Working with the wonderful people here
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In April 2018 a wave of protest sparked by planned pension reforms initiated by the government of Nicaragua, led by
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The 40th anniversary of the Sandinista Revolution in Nicaragua (July 19, 1979) comes at a worrying time for that country.
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The film chosen this week was ‘Even the Rain’, directed by Icíar Bollaín. Taking place in the mountains of Bolivia,
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The film chosen for this week was “Maria Full of Grace”, directed by Joshua Marston. Set in Columbia, this film
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The film chosen for this week is “City of God’, directed by Fernando Meirelles and Katia Lundelles. Based on a
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The film chosen for this week was “No”, directed by Pablo Larraín starring Gael Garcia Bernal. Set in 1988, this
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  In June 2009 center-left Honduran President Manuel Zelaya was removed from power in a military coup widely seen as
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This year, LASC’s annual Latin America Week (LAW) was focused on Gender and Extractive Industries. Between April 6th and 13th
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According to Mexican government figures, some 15 million of its citizens, more than 12% of the population, are indigenous. Although
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Sally O'Neill Sanchez was an Irish woman and long-time Trócaire aid worker who spent over 40 years in Latin America.
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