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

  Since March 12 in Colombia, there has been a very strong mobilization in the Cauca region (echoed in other
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With an ever increasing number of homophobic attacks in Guatemala, Eimhin O’Reilly speaks to one of the people at the
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  Dear Minister Coveney, We, the undersigned, people who have lived and worked in Nicaragua, and others motivated by the
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Today Brazil goes to the polls, choosing between the Workers’ Party’s Fernando Haddad and the neo-fascist Jair Bolsonaro in one
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On Friday, LASC were down at the Teachers Club in Dublin City Centre, leading a workshop on how to introduce
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Statement in English (Spanish translation below): LASC, as an organisation with a mission to expose injustice in Ireland and Latin
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An Overview of the Concepts of Living Well and Interculturality in the Bolivian State. By Chiara Franzetti The present article
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Over the past two decades Latin America has taken the lead in legislative rights for LGBTs, yet there are more
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The threats and impacts of mining, from Peru to Northern Ireland. By Maddy Ryle Greetings from across the Brexit-infested waters,
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With over 60,000 homicides a year, Brazil is facing a crisis that overwhelmingly impacts poor, young, black men. By Peadar
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The response to a politician's murder may be a turning point in finding a way out of Rio's crisis. Republished
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In honour of International Women's Day, LASC looks at one of the most dynamic social movements in Latin America today
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