While Argentina just legalised abortion rights, it is prohibited or limited in most of Latin America, writes Tamara Pearson. For those forced to continue a pregnancy deprives them of agency, autonomy and well being.
The free trade agreement between the European Union and Mercosur will benefit EU multinationals, but poses serious disadvantages for industries in Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay, writes Veronica Ocvirk.
Marta Harnecker was the materialisation of the “organic intellectual”, deeply tied to political movements and the contradictions and questions of the times, writes Miguel Enrique Stédile.
It has never been a deadlier time to defend one’s community, way of life or environment, especially in Latin America.
In an April 28-29 meeting in Havana, Cuban President Fidel Castro, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and Bolivian President Evo Morales signed the "Agreement for the Application of the Bolivarian Alternative of the Americas [ALBA]