Opinion & Analysis
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?
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.
Yatama, an indigenous political party on the Caribbean coast, contests Daniel Ortega’s hegemony.
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.
In the wake of Fidel Castro’s death, strong anti-Castro sentiment goes hand-in-hand with layered political thinking among diverse Miami Latinxs.
Fidel Castro represented the authenticity of Cuban historical aspirations to sovereignty and self-determination.
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.