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Recognising the ‘invisible’ Latin Americans in Lambeth

Recognising the ‘invisible’ Latin Americans in Lambeth

This article originally appeared on the Brixton Blog and in the newspaper equivalent, the Brixton Bugle. There are an estimated almost 200,000 Latin Americans in the United Kingdom, with the largest number in Lambeth and Southwark, yet they remain a largely invisible community. Brixton councillor Martin Tiedemann, himself of Latin American descent, explains why the campaign … Continue reading


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