Two decades after the end of Guatemala’s violent internal armed conflict, challenges to peace remain – from criminalization of indigenous authority to remilitarization.
The “pink tide” passed by Mexico. However, the emergence of new social and political movements may represent a beacon of hope to revive the region’s Left.
A reflection on the ousters of presidents Manuel Zelaya, Fernando Lugo, and Dilma Rousseff—and the emergence of the “parliamentary” or “soft” coup as a new technique to thwart the consolidation of social and economic rights in the region.
U.S. sanctions and economic sabotage over the last half-century have caused significant damage to the Cuban economy. What does this mean for ongoing claims negotiations between the two countries?
In the wake of the election, thousands of Haitians, Central Americans, and African asylum-seekers remain in limbo on the U.S.-Mexico border.
A growing coalition of worker and immigration activists are demanding that President Obama issue a general pardon for immigration status infractions.
NACLA's editors introduce the latest print issue, Right Turn: The New and the Old in Latin America's Right-Wing Revival.
El Salvador’s total ban on abortion has horrific consequences for tens of thousands of Salvadoran women. Feminist movements are demanding reforms, while conservatives promise harsher sentences.
From the NACLA Report's Winter issue: How can solidarity activists in the U.S. continue—and in many cases reshape—the discussion about U.S. and Latin America over the next four years?
Fidel’s legend, his image, his words and power were so enormously decisive in shaping my destiny that his death opens a time of remembering and reckoning.