Latin America

Feb 26, 2009

Five years on: Remembering Canada's role in Haiti

rabble staff
Events across Canada will mark the five-year anniversary of the coup against Haiti's democratic government. Last year, Haitians rallied in protest outside the Canadian Embassy.
Feb 24, 2009

Brazil's Sin City: The view from above

Ron Verzuh
As the world watches the Carnaval festivities, we look at Brazil's teeming metropolis as seen from the iconic Christ statue high above Rio de Janeiro.
Jan 26, 2009

Yes to a new Bolivia

rabble staff
On Sunday, Bolivians voted 'yes' to a new Constitution that will refound the nation with full recognition of indigenous rights. (Photo: Benjamin Dangl,

Showing of "Rio Blanco" and talk/workshop on community resistance

Jan 17, 2009
University of Toronto-Ontario Institute for Studies in Education
252 Bloor St. W- Above St. George subway station OISE Rm. 4422
Toronto , ON
Ontario CA
Free showing of "Rio Blanco" - a documentary about community resistance to open-pit mining in Latin America, using the referendum tactic successfully employed against the Tambgogrande mine in Peru.
Dec 3, 2008

Bolivia: Assessing the struggle for change

Federico Fuentes
Having captured the imagination of progressives across the globe, Bolivia has become a key focus point of discussion within the left regarding strategies for change.
Nov 30, 2008

Potters for Peace founder dies

Ron Rivera was best known for developing an inexpensive ceramic water filter that is used by impoverished communities around the world.
Nov 26, 2008

Eyewitness to the Americas Social Forum

Blair Redlin
Just as economies and financial markets were crashing worldwide, more than 7,000 social activists from some 350 organizations throughout the western hemisphere gathered in Guatemala City last month.


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