The Carnival of Latin America and the Caribbean

LatinAmerARGENTINA
UK rebuffs Argentina on negotiations over Falkland Islands

The enemy within
A weakened president falls out with fellow Peronists

BOLIVIA
Duck Hunting of a Sort

BRAZIL
Brazil Plans Shift in Strategy
Brazil is shifting gears in its effort revive its troubled economy, away from aggressive currency and interest-rate policies to a more hands-off approach, Finance Minister Guido Mantega said in an interview.

Must have been a no-news week at the Beeb: Cat ‘arrested’ for break-in at Brazilian prison.

CHILE
Chile land owners killed in ‘arson attack’
A Chilean landowner and his wife, who were involved in a land dispute with a local indigenous group, have been killed in a suspected arson attack.

Victor Jara murder: Chile arrests ex-army officers

COLOMBIA
COLOMBIA FIRM MAKES ARMORED CLOTHES FOR KIDS

CUBA
The EU’s Immoral Ambassador to Cuba

How Castro Rules Venezuela

Christopher Kennedy Lawford, JFK’s Nephew: Fidel Castro Was ‘An Amazing Guy’

HAITI
Still waiting for recovery
Three years after a devastating earthquake, the “Republic of NGOs” has become the country of the unemployed

HONDURAS
Honduras investigates Bogota embassy Christmas party
Honduras has said it is setting up a commission to investigate reports that a wild Christmas party was held at its embassy in the Colombian capital.

PANAMA
The Popeil Pocket Fisherman and the Croc

PUERTO RICO
Notable 2012 Art Exhibitions in San Juan, Puerto Rico

URUGUAY
After Years in Solitary, an Austere Life as Uruguay’s President

VENEZUELA
WEEKEND AT HUGO’S

Matilda He Take The Money and Ruin Venezuela

OLIVER STONE: CHAVEZ REPRESENTS ‘THE THINGS OBAMA STOOD FOR IN OUR COUNTRY IN 2008′

VENEZUELA SLAMS ‘PSYCHOLOGICAL WAR’ OVER CHAVEZ HEALTH

Venezuela: Split leadership

Venezuela National Assembly meets amid Chavez crisis

The week’s posts and podcast:
Cuban regime orchestrating Venezuelan transition

Report: Iran’s spy network

Argentina: Diplomacy by advert

Chavez on life support

Podcast: US-Latin America: The year in review


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2 Responses to “The Carnival of Latin America and the Caribbean”

  1. jlh Says:

    How nasty are the relations between indigenous people and landowners? And is there a right side?

  2. Fausta Says:

    I really don’t know, jlh.