Thursday, 14 May 2009

Blog Round-Up

To The Roots (formerly Latin American Musings) reviews Peter Chapman's Bananas, a history of the United Fruit Company, a multinational whose very long shadow was cast over Central America.

NACLA has a rather upbeat report from Guatemala: Landmark Developments in Guatemalan Human Rights

Colombia: Victims of State Crimes Speak Out

There's also another book review from the Reading Archives blog; these two studies may not be Latin America-focused, but they are highly relevant to this blog's 'memory' theme, and remind us of the parallels in other parts of the world which have also suffered civil wars and state terrorism and are struggling to come to terms with these.

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