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    The power of Captive Songs: music can help recover the historical memory of political detention in Chile and Latin America

The power of Captive Songs: music can help recover the historical memory of political detention in Chile and Latin America

Multinational cooperation between Latin American dictatorships, particularly via Operation Condor, means that digital archiving of musical experiences under political detention must also take on an international dimension, write Katia Chornik and J. Patrice McSherry.

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    How changes in the prices of milk and beef affect deforestation in Brazil

How changes in the prices of milk and beef affect deforestation in Brazil

When prices increase, producers who are far from the market clear forest to make room for new pasture, write Francisco Fontes and Charles Palmer.

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    Brazil’s new government could signal a new direction for its relationship with African countries

Brazil’s new government could signal a new direction for its relationship with African countries

Barnaby Dye discusses Brazil’s foreign policy towards the African continent in the context of the new right- wing government which has replaced President Rousseff’s Working Party.

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    South America’s moves to liberalise irregular migration are in stark contrast to the policies of Europe

South America’s moves to liberalise irregular migration are in stark contrast to the policies of Europe

In light of the migration crisis in the Mediterranean, what lessons can Europe learn from other countries’ attempts to deal with irregular migration?

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    Latin America: surveillance and human rights in the digital age

Latin America: surveillance and human rights in the digital age

Fabrizio Scrollini, a PhD candidate at the LSE and Chairman of DATA, an Uruguayan based NGO working on transparency, open data and human development, argues for the need for a human rights framework to tackle issues related to the use of surveillance technologies in Latin America.