Bolsonaro threatens to criminalise social, trade unions and religious movements in Brazil

By Patrick Foley, Brazil Solidarity Initiative In October, Jair Bolsonaro, a former captain in the Brazil’s military dictatorship, infamous for his support for authoritarianism, homophobia and racism won the second-round vote of the presidential election, securing his place as the next leader of Latin America’s largest, most diverse and most populous country. While his election... Continue Reading →


In celebration of the election of socialist president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO), Latin America Conference are hosting a little fiesta! We've booked a mariachi band, and traditional Mexican dancers will be performing for us. We've got special guest speakers including some special messages from AMLO himself, our very own Jeremy Corbyn! Tickets will be £8,... Continue Reading →

The US administration is asserting its ‘right’ to dictate what happens in Latin America -Donald Trump’s neoliberal vision for the Americas

Bernard Regan looks at Donald Trump's neoliberal vision for the Americas ahead of this year’s crucial Latin America Conference On 25th September 2018 President Donald Trump addressed the General Assembly of the United Nations.  In his speech he invoked the nineteenth century doctrine of President Monroe which asserted that the United States of America had... Continue Reading →

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