Latin America Part 1The fifteen years after 1998 saw left-wing governments being elected across Latin America. Cuba's isolation was ended. Brazil joined with China, Russia and South Africa to challenge neo-liberal dominance in the WTO. Venezuela set up Bolivarian structures for economic cooperation across the subcontinent. The daily lives of working people were transformed.

Latin America Part 2Yet today only Venezuela and Bolivia remain. Right-wing and extreme right-wing regimes have been installed across the subcontinent. While resistance continues, it is against the background of police repression, increasing material hardship and the loss of economic and civil rights.

These pamphlets seek to understand how this has happened and why left-wing governments were so quickly replaced.The editorial team includes Paul Dobson and assembles analyses from a variety of perspectives across Latin America.

Adobe PDF file icon 32x32     Part One Two centuries of neo-colonialism

Part Two The challenge to imperialism     Adobe PDF file icon 32x32