News: Argentina's Former Dictator Jorge Videla Given Life Sentence

[Head of military junta that took power in 1976 convicted for deaths of 31 prisoners, in trial of several officials from regime.]

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Music Video: Cibelle - Sapato Azul

[UK-based Brazilian singer/songwriter Cibelle performs her song 'Sapato Azul'.]

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Comment & Analysis: WikiLeaks' Lesson on Haiti (Mark Weisbrot/The Guardian)

[What the US embassy cables reveal about Washington's malign influence should make Latin American nations quit the UN force.]

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Alborada e-news: December 2010

Alborada e-news: December 2010

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Welcome to the December 2010 Alborada e-news. Our e-news will inform you about our activities, as well as the latest information related to Latin America.

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Comment & Analysis: Interview: Dr. William I. Robinson on Power, Domination and Conflicts in Mexico (Dawn Paley/Upside Down World)

[Among the few analysts in the U.S. who are taking an analysis of what’s happening in Mexico to another level is Dr. William I. Robinson, a professor at the University of California – Santa Barbara.]

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Comment & Analysis Video: 'Dancing with Dynamite' in South America (Jesse Freeston/The Real News)

[In the cases of Ecuador and Bolivia, some of the most influential groups that helped bring the present governments in these countries to power have now become vociferous critics of them.]

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Comment & Analysis: A View on Latin American Cinema (Andre Joshua/Latineos)

[There is a freshness about the emerging cinemas of places like Latin America that has generated a devoted following across the world in its insistence that cinema is an art form worthy of as much study and attention as painting and sculpture, with the power to change lives through altering attitudes to familiar psychological states and life circumstances.]

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Comment & Analysis: Ecuador's Fickle Friend: Canada (Jennifer Moore/The Dominion)

[As political tensions persist in Ecuador, it remains to be seen how the uncertain relations between Canada and Ecuador will unfold.]

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Comment & Analysis: Reading The Coca Leaves: Climate Change, Cancun And Bolivia (Medea Benjamin/AlterNet)

[If we are to avoid ecocide, we cannot rely on government officials meeting in plush golf resorts.]

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