Latin America Solidarity Centre

This year, LASC’s annual Latin America Week (LAW) was focused on Gender and Extractive Industries. Between April 6th and 13th we hosted a series of talks in Dublin, Cork and Galway to explore how extractive industries impact on women in Latin America, and links back to Ireland. We also hosted an event titled “Poetry, Song […]

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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 with permission from Americas Quarterly.

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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 – NiUnaMenos – and the culture of machismo it is fighting against.

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By Liam Bradshaw   As we grit our teeth through anger, frustration, or just sheer ennui, waiting for the farcical debacle that is the US presidential election to end, a proposal has emerged from Mexico that might just breathe a bit of life into electoral processes. October marked the twentieth anniversary of the National Indigenous […]

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