Opinion & Analysis

December 2, 2016
Laura Hobson Herlihy and Brett Spencer

Yatama, an indigenous political party on the Caribbean coast, contests Daniel Ortega’s hegemony.

December 1, 2016
Elizabeth Dore

Whether Cubans on the island worship Fidel Castro despite his flaws, loathe him, or are indifferent to a figure they now regard as a historical anachronism depends more on their age than anything else.

November 30, 2016
Bianca Premo

In the wake of Fidel Castro’s death, strong anti-Castro sentiment goes hand-in-hand with layered political thinking among diverse Miami Latinxs.

November 29, 2016
Louis A Pérez, Jr.

Fidel Castro represented the authenticity of Cuban historical aspirations to sovereignty and self-determination.

November 27, 2016
Sujatha Fernandes

The committment of Fidel Castro and his generation to the building of an alternative model of a socialist society is a memory well worth keeping alive.

November 23, 2016
David Hernández

Trump rides into the White house with a convulsive immigration plan dipped in a soup of nativism, Islamophobia, and anti-Mexican sentiment. What will happen next? 

November 21, 2016
Mike Ludwig

Immigrant rights activists are digging in their heels for a hard fight, including reforms at state and local levels.

November 17, 2016
Rafael R. Ioris

Facing extreme budget cuts by the illegitimate government of President Michel Temer, student activists are occupying schools in the name of public education.

November 16, 2016
Nasya Razavi

Drought and political divisions are limiting access to water in the Cochabamba Valley. Will social movements mobilize again to protect this basic right?

November 7, 2016
Quintijn Kat

A year after U.S. Congress approved the “Alliance for Prosperity,” U.S. funding continues militarized, neoliberal policies that won’t stop violence in the Northern Triangle.

November 3, 2016
Christina Schiavoni and William Camacaro

What is driving the current ‘scarcity amidst abundance’ of food in Venezuela?

October 31, 2016
Elisabeth Jay Friedman and Constanza Tabbush

Recent protests against femicide in Argentina reveal the deep roots and spreading branches of feminist activism in Latin America.

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