Alborada Magazine on Latin American Politics and Culture

::: Alborada Magazine Launch (Friday 8 May/London, UK)

The magazine will feature articles such as:

****Pinochet’s press gang

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****Singing truth to power

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****Uncovering the racket

OLIVIA ARIGHO STILES introduces Matt Kennard’s new book 'The Racket', an exposé of the murky collusions between global high-finance and the militarised US state in the post-World War II era.


University of Chile Makes 150 Historic Chilean Films Available Online (Nick MacWilliam/

[The Cineteca of the University of Chile, the oldest film archive in the country, has made over 150 films spanning the entire history of national cinema freely available to download or stream online.]


Poem: That Which Returns: A Poem for Alexander Mora (R. Rahal/Subversiones)

[On Sunday 7 December it was confirmed that the remains of 1 of the 43 missing students from Ayotzinapa, Mexico had been identified. He was 21, named Alexander Mora, from a very poor indigenous community called Teponoapa in Guerrero. Below moving poem written in his memory that has been translated into English. The original poem In Spanish can be found below the English translation.]


Chilean Business (Nueva Cancion Music Selection) By Ursula Parvex (Alborada Soundsystem)

[In advance of our event Cine Liberación: A Day of Documentary & Discussion on Latin America on 9 November in London, we offer this selection of Nueva Cancion music by Ursula Parvex (Alborada Soundsystem). On Sunday Ursula will be selecting the music in advance of the live performances by Alex Etchart and the Lokandes quartet & guests. Visit the SoundCloud page for more information on the selection from Ursula and for tracklistings.] >>Event info:

Cine Liberación: A Day of Documentary & Discussion on Latin America (Sunday 9 November/London, UK)

For links to photos taken at the event see below.

**Ver abajo para información en Español**

Alborada and Movimientos present a day of documentary and discussion about Latin America centred around the themes of Exile, Solidarity and Culture. Films screened to include the new acclaimed documentary on the late, legendary Argentinian singer Mercedes Sosa.

The event will close with a special musical performance by Lokandes Quartet & guests.


What's At Stake in Brazil (Emir Sader)

[What's at stake in Brazil in these elections is whether the country will continue as a major partner of Latin America and the Global South or if it will return to being a US satellite.]


Documentary: !Salud! (Director: Connie Field, 2006)

[A timely examination of human values and the health issues that affect us all, !Salud! looks at the case of Cuba, a country with what the BBC calls 'one of the world's best health systems.' From the shores of Africa to the Americas, !Salud! hits the road with some of the 28,000 Cuban health professionals serving in 68 countries, and explores the hearts and minds of international medical students in Cuba -- now numbering 30,000, including nearly 100 from the USA.]

Salud from MEDICC Global on Vimeo.


Music: Diez de La Negra: 10 Mercedes Sosa Songs

A Spotify selection of songs written and/or performed by the late, great Mercedes Sosa. Selected by Pablo Navarrete -

See also: Singing Truth to Power: Mercedes Sosa, 1935–2009
(by T.M. Scruggs/NACLA)


Documentary: Calle 13 - Sin Mapa (English Subtitles)


Latinamericanism (Emir Sader)

[It's as is the Europeans had invented a Latin America for their own use. This has impeded and continues to impede them from knowing the real Latin America. This applies as much for traditional thinking as for the left, whatever its profile.]

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