Hugo Chávez: A giant has left us
As the forces of reaction get ready to step up their offensive while trying their best to conceal their delight at Chávez’s death, Pablo Navarrete remembers his true legacy

Venezuela’s hip-hop revolutionaries
Jody McIntyre and Pablo Navarrete report on Venezuela’s Hip Hop Revolución movement

Venezuela’s Bolivarian Process at Twelve
Two articles exploring current developments in Venezuela are introduced by Red Pepper's Latin America editor Pablo Navarrete.

The media war you don’t see
Red Pepper's Latin America editor Pablo Navarrete interviews John Pilger ahead of the release of his new film, 'The War You Don't See.'

Rhyme and reason
Pablo Navarrete meets the British-Iraqi rapper Lowkey, a rising star whose growing popularity is tapping into a mood of rebellion

The community revolution
While international debate focuses on President Chávez, institutions of popular democracy are taking root in Venezuela's barrios. Pablo Navarrete introduces the importance of community councils, while Steve Ellner assesses their prospects for deepening the 'Bolivarian revolution'

Honduras: A coup with no future
If Obama's government wants to send a powerful message about the sincerity behind the US rhetoric on liberty, democracy, and respect for the rule of law, it needs to accompany words with actions says Victor Figueroa-Clark and Pablo Navarrete

The threat of the good example
Bolivia's experiment with economic and political democracy needs our solidarity and also contains much from which we can learn. Samuel Grove and Pablo Navarrete report

Cuba after Castro
In the wake of the announcement by Cuban leader Fidel Castro that he will "neither aspire to nor accept" another term as the country's president, much of the analysis in the mainstream media has concentrated on whether Fidel's retirement will usher in a "transition" period for Cuba's socialist revolution, now in its 50th year, writes Pablo Navarrete

Por ahora no pudimos
The defeat of President Hugo Chávez's constitutional reform proposals in December's referendum has triggered a wide debate on the Venezuelan left about the next steps in the country's Bolivarian revolution. Here, two articles by critical chavistas are introduced by Red Pepper's Latin America editor Pablo Navarrete

Truth revealed
Pablo Navarrete interviews the campaigning journalist and documentary maker, John Pilger, whose first film for the cinema comes out in June 2007

A continent at the crossroads
In his introduction to Red Pepper's special features on the region, Pablo Navarrete explains why the left around the world is currently looking to Latin America.

Showdown time in Venezuela
Hugo Chávez faces a test of his own devising as Venezuelans are given the opportunity to endorse or end his presidency.

Britain toes Washington line in Latin America
The UK government's policy of ending direct aid to Latin America received fresh confirmation last month in a report published by the Department for International Development (DfID). Increasingly, British aid for the continent will be directed through the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).

Interview with Anthony Arnove
On 28 March 2003, Pablo Navarrete interviewed Anthony Arnove, who was in the UK on a speaking tour, and asked him for his analysis of the war with Iraq and the anti-war movement in the US.