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[In an email interview with Pablo Navarrete, Colombian FARC Commander Victoria Sandino Palmera discusses the role of women in the FARC and the ongoing peace talks between the guerrillas and the Colombian government.]
[In May 2015, an Argentinian radio journalist tweeted her dismay at yet another violent death of a woman in the country. Within a month, 300,000 people had taken to Argentina’s streets to protest the ongoing crisis of gender-based violence. The Ni Una Menos (Not One Less) movement has ignited the issue of women’s rights but, writes Mariela Magnelli, much still needs to be done.]
[The first in a series of music selections chosen and explained by Alborada readers. This first one focuses on Brazil and and comes courtesy of Carolina Nunes. You can also listen to Carolina’s selection as a playlist on Alborada’s Spotify account (see below). We hope you enjoy it as much as we do!]
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Alborada Familia Music Selections: Carolina Nunes – London, UK, May 2016
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New Political Earthquake in Brazil: Is It Now Time for Media Outlets to Call This a “Coup”? (Glenn Greenwald, Andrew Fishman & David Miranda/The Intercept)
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The Peruvian governments headed by Alberto Fujimori between 1990 and 2000 went to extreme lengths in their efforts to confront the insurrectionary warfare of the guerrilla organisations Shining Path and the Túpac Amaru Revolutionary Movement (MRTA).
[From Pinochet's Chile to Mexico today, Labour's new leader Jeremy Corbyn has a strong record of campaigning for social justice in Latin America, writes Lara Keay]
Photo credit/copyright: London Mexico Solidarity
[Latin America’s relations with the rising powers of China and Russia form part of a broader global challenge to US domination in world affairs, writes Victor Figueroa-Clark]
[Mauricio Macri's victory in the Argentinian presidential election has energised the right and dismayed the left in Latin America. Turbulent times lie ahead for a sharply divided country, writes Nick MacWilliam.]