Post Tagged with: "latin america"

The Outbreak of the Zika Virus and Reproductive Rights in Latin America

The Outbreak of the Zika Virus and Reproductive Rights in Latin America

There has been a range of reactions to the Zika outbreak, the most alarming being the impairment of women’s reproductive rights and access to safe abortion services.

Interview – Susan Spronk

Interview – Susan Spronk

Professor Spronk discusses Latin American ’21st Century Socialism’, reflects on struggles against water privatization, and assesses the role of the BRICS in world order.

Interview – Ronaldo Munck

Interview – Ronaldo Munck

Professor Munck discusses labour movement responses to neoliberal restructuring, Gramscian perspectives on Latin America, and the contemporary relevance of Marxism.

The Forgotten Story of ‘Me Llamo Martina Sola’

The Forgotten Story of ‘Me Llamo Martina Sola’

Outside of Latin America telenovelas are perceived as a generic product. But each country possesses a unique form of telenovela, identifiable by its stylistic attributes.

Interview – Santiago Zabala

Interview – Santiago Zabala

Professor Zabala shares his insights on the irrelevance of nationality, the continuing relevance of Marx, and explains how Hugo Chávez bears similarities to Barack Obama.

Review – Democracy, Revolution and Geopolitics in Latin America

Review – Democracy, Revolution and Geopolitics in Latin America

This outstanding volume is a crucial contribution to the ongoing paradigmatic struggle over how to make sense of the revolutionary transformations of Latin America.

Thinking About Developmental States Beyond East Asia

Thinking About Developmental States Beyond East Asia

The experience of East Asian states cannot be easily replicated, as the ability of a state to undergo structural transformation is limited by the existing conditions.

Review – Latin America’s Radical Left

Review – Latin America’s Radical Left

Ellner’s engaging volume moves beyond the stagnant ‘two lefts’ thesis to ask more substantive questions about governance and democracy under the region’s radical left.

Iran, Latin American, and U.S. National Security

Iran, Latin American, and U.S. National Security

Iran’s foreign policy toward Latin America can be seen as antagonistic toward the U.S. It also fulfills Iran’s attempt to establish a presence in the U.S.’s backyard.

The Developing World’s Tragic Engagement with Microcredit

The Developing World’s Tragic Engagement with Microcredit

The microcredit model has tragically failed. Governments now need to establish community-based financial institutions that can promote sustainable pro-poor development.

The Future of the Organization of American States

The Future of the Organization of American States

Given the complexity of regional politics in Latin America, the success of the OAS depends on its ability to become relevant again.

New Media and Latin American Violent Movements

New Media and Latin American Violent Movements

Social media have enabled Latin American violent movements to share their stories, whether this be the nobility of their causes or the extravagance of their lifestyles.

Opposition in Bolivarian Venezuela: Caught Between Conflict and Compromise

Opposition in Bolivarian Venezuela: Caught Between Conflict and Compromise

The Venezuelan opposition has undergone important changes in an institutionalist direction in its composition, discursive emphasis, and strategic direction.

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