Brazilian women are fighting back against machismo and racism, and against exploitation in factory and farm, in a myriad of grassroots organisations. This mosaic of articles, poems and interviews paints a vivid picture of life for women in Brazil's shanty towns and peasant villages.
"The Dominican Republic is the land Columbus loved best" runs the advertising slogan. In celebration of the 500th anniversary of the explorer's arrival on the island of Hispaniola, the government has spent a reported US$40 millions on building a bizarre commemorative lighthouse. In the process, it h...