A new issue of Forum for Inter-American Research is out. Roger Merino (Bath): The Failure of Radical Democracy in the Andes. Angela R. Allyn (Marlboro): Homophobia in Jamaica: A Study of Cultural Heterosexism in Praxis. Brazilian engineer Jose Edimilson Canaes teaches people to turn the power of computers onto social problems. Should Latin America end the War on Drugs? Immanuel Wallerstein on the coup in Paraguay: Who won what? The Yankee Comandante: David Grann on a story of love, revolution, and betrayal — Alexander Morgan’s Cuban exploits. From New Politics, a review of Bolivia’s Radical Tradition: Permanent Revolution in the Andes by S.Sandor John; is Cuba different? A review of Cuba Since the Revolution of 1959: A Critical Assessment by Samuel Farber; and Latin American Marxist: A review of Jose Carlos Mariategui: An Anthology. Statistics lie unless you're a math wizard with the girls of Iquitos, Peru. A review of Caribbean Literature and the Public Sphere: From the Plantation to the Postcolonial by Raphael Dalleo. Shannon O’Neil on the amazing integration of Latin America.

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