The movement that has fought for the right to abortion in Argentina has used the color green in its campaigns - and has therefore come to be known as the "Green Wave". Photo: Lara Va, Wikimedia.
Of: Beata Sjödahl
In many parts of the world, women's right to their own bodies is restricted by conservative abortion legislation. In several countries in South and Latin America, on the other hand, the wind is blowing in the other direction. In Argentina, the movement that has fought for abortion rights and had a major influence over the country's legalization of abortions has come to be known as the "Green Wave". Now the movement has spread to other countries on the continent.
October 18, 2021, Analysis
This year is election year in Nicaragua. Herman Kringlund reflects on the historical freedom fighters in Latin America and this year's political elections. Photo: Canva.
Of: Herman Kringlund
It is more than 40 years since the world praised the Nicaraguan Revolution. In a few months, one of its orchestrators will win an election that independent newspapers can no longer report on, against an opposition that is either imprisoned or annulled - in order to neglect one of the poorest peoples in the Western Hemisphere for another term. Herman Kringlund, a freelance translator and interested in foreign policy, reflects on this year's political elections in Nicaragua.
September 22, 2021, Analysis
Of: Julian Dannefjord
Since 2006, Instituto Agroecologico Latinoamericano, IALA, has trained campesinos, small-scale farmers, in agroecology in Latin America through popular education. This institution plays an important role in resisting industrial agriculture all over the region and provides a different perspective on rural development.
April 29, 2021, Chronicle, Magazine
Date and time: 19 Mar, 18:00 - 19:30
CANCELED Boring News! Due to the Corona virus, Segundina Flores from Bartolina Sisa has had to cancel her trip to Europe and this seminar will therefore need to be canceled. We hope that a representative from Bartolina Sisa can come to Sweden at a later time and tell us about what is happening in Bolivia. Shortly […]
March 2, 2020, Calendar, Seminars
Anna-Karin Gauding, FUF laureate 2018.
Of: The Chancellery
It is now clear that the 2018 FUF Prize will be awarded to Anna-Karin Gauding. She has worked for several decades in Latin America to promote democracy, human rights and international exchanges. In addition, she has created many bonds between people in Sweden and Latin America.
January 21, 2019, News