Opinion & Analysis

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.

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.

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