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Rural Landless Workers Movement of Brazil - Roger Burbach

An article on the early history of largest organisation of landless peasants in Brazil. The article was written at a time when the Landless Workers Movement/Movimento dos Trabalhadores Sem Terra (MST) was building links to Brazilian parliamentary parties. The author thought this was a good idea, the footnote at the end reviews how that turned out.

The human costs of militarization in Latin America - Arturo Jimenez

Portraits of missing persons, victims of Operation Condor

An article about the establishment of Operation Condor, an alliance between multiple right wing dictatorships in South America to target exiled dissidents.

Free Markets and Death Squads - Ricky Baldwin

A general account of union busting and state terrorism of Haitian workers organisations, including incidents carried out by reformist President Jean Paul Aristide.

US Proxies Terrorising Workers in Haiti... Again: Ricky Baldwin

An article about the use of paramilitaries and the Dominican army to terrorise Haitian workers and the lengths employers will go to break strikes.

CIA Death Squads: Allan Nairn

Allan Nairn on the decades of direct CIA involvement in Guatemalan death squads.

Haiti Under the Gun: Allan Nairn

FRAPH gunmen attack demonstration

An article detailing the collaboration between the US government and the paramilitary FRAPH in Haiti in the 1990's.

Reagan Administrations links with Guatemala's Terrorist Government: Alan Nairn

Guatemalan's protest against the campaign of terror

An article detailing the peak in US-Guatemalan collaboration in state terror.

Behind the Death Squads: An exclusive report on the US role in El Salvador's official terror

Article explaining the origins and extent of US assistance in the establishment of the Salvadorian security system, including the infamous death squads.

The US conquest of the Philippines, 1898-1902

Filipino casualties on the first day of the war

An account of the American takeover of the Philippines, beginning with the US defeating Spain, and ending with it brutally suppressing Filipino resistance, written by Stephen Kinzer.

The 27 May in Angola: a view from below

Cuban and MPLA troops, 1970s

A historical paper by Lara Pawson about the 1977 massacre of around 25,000 black members and supporters of the Marxist-Leninist national liberation movement the MPLA, by the MPLA government itself, aided by Cuban troops under the command of Raul Castro.