NACLA Update: Documentary Screening, an Invitation, New Blogs, and More






Dear NACLA friends,

NACLA is excited to announce that our Fall 2012 issue will be out soon. Our apologies to subscribers for the delay on this one, but we think you'll find that the new Report on the Americas, which focuses on media in Latin America, is worth the wait. Look for it on newsstands and in your mailbox in a couple of weeks.

In the meantime, we're amping up our online coverage with web articles, blogs, and links to Latin America-related news from sources around the globe. So keep checking in at changes are on the way.


On Friday, October 12, NACLA will co-sponsor a screening of Unfinished Spaces, an award-winning documentary by Alysa Nahmias and Benjamin Murray about the Cuban revolution, and radical educational design, and where it stands today. If you haven't already, please RSVP by October 8th.

The event is FREE! To confirm your attendance, please RSVP by emailing us at

Friday, October 12, 6:30-9:30pm
Cooper Union's Great Hall, in the Foundation Building
7 East 7th Street, between Third and Fourth Avenues

New York City


This October 30th, NACLA is proud to once again sponsor the Chavkin Prize for Integrity in Latin American Journalism. In this, its tenth presentation,  the Chavkin prize winner is Felix Antonio Molina, host and producer of Resistencia, an opposition news-and-analysis radio program on Radio Globo in Honduras. Greg Grandin, history professor at NYU and author of the Pulizter Prize finalist Fordlandia, will give the keynote address.

All NACLA supporters are enthusiastically invited to attend the event, which will take place at the Rockafeller Brothers Fund in New York City. Light refreshments will be provided.

RSVP is required, as space is limited. To confirm your attendance, please email Catesby Holmes at

Tuesday, October 30th, 6 pm -8 pm
Rockafeller Brothers Fund
475 Riverside Drive, Suite 900
New York City


New on the blogs:

Kevin Edmonds: An Unexpected Ally: St. Lucia to Maintain Recognition of Taiwan
Nazih Richani: Talks in Colombia: The FARC Negotiating Team and the Critical Role of Venezuela
Keane Bhatt: Manufacturing Consent for UN Troops in Haiti
Emily Achtenberg: Renegotitating Nationalization in Bolivia's Colquiri Mine
Michael Pratt: Faith and Works on the Border

Stay tuned for upcoming interviews, event announcements, and previews.

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