Opinion & Analysis

December 23, 2016
John Ackerman

The “pink tide” passed by Mexico. However, the emergence of new social and political movements may represent a beacon of hope to revive the region’s Left.

December 19, 2016
Bryan Pitts, Rosemary Joyce, Russell Sheptak, Kregg Hetherington, Marco Castillo & Rafael Ioris

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.

December 16, 2016
Louis A Pérez, Jr.

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? 

December 14, 2016
Aviva Chomsky

A growing coalition of worker and immigration activists are demanding that President Obama issue a general pardon for immigration status infractions. 

December 9, 2016
Alejandro Velasco and Joshua Frens-String

NACLA's editors introduce the latest print issue, Right Turn: The New and the Old in Latin America's Right-Wing Revival.

December 8, 2016
Samantha Pineda

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. 

December 7, 2016
Linda Farthing, Christy Thornton, Alexander Main, and Joseph Nevins

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?

December 5, 2016
Ana Dopico

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.

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.

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