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

By Sahar Hussein, LASC Education Officer 2019-2020 As part as my work in the Latin American Solidarity Centre (LASC) I
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An international group of researchers, led by the University of Oxford and the Nature Conservancy, has concluded that an upcoming
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Español abajo Smallholders’ lands and harvests at risk due to COVID The difficulties faced by rural communities prior to the
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Español abajo The situation for Honduras’s LGBTQI+ community was already critical before the current health emergency, but the arrival of
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“Journalists strengthen democracy and work to inform citizens. They should have access to all necessary biosecurity equipment to work during
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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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