Category Archives: Latin America

Aug 30 2013

Open Veins of Brazil: Tension, perplexity and the (re)emergence of popular protests

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By Dr Pia Riggirozzi is a Lecturer in Global Politics at the University of Southampton.   Brazil has posed one of the most puzzling dilemmas for politicians and academics alike: how is it possible that in a country where growth … Continue reading

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Jul 30 2013

Report on the OAS General Assembly in Antigua, Guatemala

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By Baroness Molly Meacher.   The APPG for Drug Policy Reform were invited by President Otto Perez Molina of Guatemala to attend the 43rd General Assembly of the OAS from 4-6 June, as Observers. This report represents my reflections on … Continue reading

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Jul 16 2013

A Brazilian Spring? No, not really.

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By Professor Thiago Rodrigues and Fernando Brancoli   Crowds of protesters, police violence and expressions of discontent unseen for many decades—this is a good portrayal of what took place in the largest cities of Brazil during the first weeks of … Continue reading

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