Opinion & Analysis

April 12, 2017
Julia Buxton

A conversation with NACLA contributor Julia Buxton on the Venezuelan opposition's ongoing inability to create a strong policy alternative to Chavismo under Maduro.

April 12, 2017
Michael L. Dougherty

El Salvador has become the first country in the world to categorically prohibit metal mining, after over a decade of struggle against it.

April 11, 2017
Gregory Wilpert

Ecuador’s president-elect Lenín Moreno defeats neoliberal candidate Guillermo Lasso amidst an economic downturn and political controversy.  

March 30, 2017
George Ciccariello-Maher

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor’s From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation is a book that matters for racial justice struggles across the Americas.

March 28, 2017
James N. Green and Renan H. Quinalha

As corruption charges plague both sides of the political spectrum, a slew of controversial austerity proposals from the Temer government exacerbate polarization in Brazil. 

March 27, 2017
Patrick Timmons

How Richard Nixon’s Operation Intercept laid the foundation for decades of U.S.-Mexico border policy, including Donald Trump’s wall.

March 23, 2017
Heather Vrana

A protest by abused adolescents at a homeless shelter in Guatemala led to a massive fire that killed 40 minors. The Guatemalan state is responsible.

March 23, 2017
Roosbelinda Cárdenas

For Colombia’s Afro-Colombian communities, a peace process that seeks social inclusion alone will not remedy centuries of anti-Black racism. 

March 20, 2017
Larnies A. Bowen, Ayanna Legros, Tianna Paschel, Geísa Mattos, Kleaver Cruz & Juliet Hooker

As antiracist movements take center stage in the U.S., the long history of Black organizing across the Americas offers important lessons—and opportunities for solidarity beyond borders.

March 17, 2017
Peter Miller and Rita Barouch

With Cuba policy under the Trump administration still uncertain, Cuba solidarity activists seek to turn the tide against the embargo at the local and state level.   

March 15, 2017
Julia T. Burnell and Nano Stern

A conversation with Chilean singer-songwriter Nano Stern.

March 15, 2017
Julia T. Burnell

An interview with Chilean musician Nano Stern, currently touring North America, who will be performing with NACLA this week.

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