Opinion & Analysis

February 8, 2017
Ernesto Semán

How Fidel Castro came to embrace revolutionary violence and understand the limitations of democratic movements– and what it means today.

February 7, 2017
Chelsey Dyer

The Trump administration and regional rightward shift creates an imperative for a new kind of transnational solidarity with Colombia. 

February 3, 2017
Elliott Young

Can the Sanctuary movement protect immigrants under the Trump administration?

February 2, 2017
David Bacon

Donald Trump's draconian immigration enforcement efforts face a basic challenge: the United States operates within an economic system that profits off immigrant labor. 

February 1, 2017
Samantha Pineda and Alexis Stoumbelis

Twenty-five years after the signing of El Salvador’s Peace Agreement, the country’s right-wing forces seek to undermine core democratic institutions.

January 27, 2017
Eleanor J. Bader

Colleges across the U.S. are hunkering down to resist any attempts to deport undocumented students.

January 26, 2017
Helen Hazelwood Isaac

A conversation with NACLA contributor Ben Cowan about the recent right turn in Brazilian politics.

January 26, 2017
Moira Birss

From attempts to close Ecuador’s leading environmental rights NGO to megaprojects on indigenous lands, Rafael Correa’s government continues to criminalize and threaten environmental activists and indigenous people. 

January 18, 2017
Helen Hazelwood Isaac

Manuel Pérez Rocha gives an update on the recent World Bank investor dispute settlement in favor of El Salvador, which dismissed Canadian gold mining company Pacific Rim's $250 million USD case against the El Salvadoran government.

January 6, 2017
Linda Farthing

Pension fund giant TIAA is investing its clients’ funds in farmland and agribusinesses tied to environmental and human rights abuses in Latin America.

January 5, 2017
Hilary Goodfriend

El Salvador’s call-center industry is profiting off U.S. deportees.

January 4, 2017
Jeff Abbott

Two decades after the end of Guatemala’s violent internal armed conflict, challenges to peace remain – from criminalization of indigenous authority to remilitarization.

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