Border Wars
August 16, 2018

The Trump administration’s crackdown on unauthorized immigration obscures his larger effort: to prevent lawful forms of immigration for migrants and remake the racial composition of the country.

August 15, 2018

U.S. responses to Nicaragua’s Daniel Ortega and Honduras’ Juan Orlando Hernández reveal Washington’s foreign policy in Central America is stuck in the Cold War era.

August 14, 2018
On the country’s 193rd birthday in Potosí, Bolivians remain split on president Evo Morales’ decision to dissolve term limits, as an opposition movement grows.
August 9, 2018

As conservative Uribe protégé Iván Duque takes the helm, Colombia’s right wing plays politics with the crisis of activist killings, threatening to resurrect a deadly state security policy.

August 7, 2018

Multinational mining corporations in northern Peru have devised a number of strategies for suppressing environmental activism and protest, from strategic investment to media relations to outright intimidation and repression.

August 2, 2018

On Colombia’s Pacific coast, paramilitary violence has engulfed Afro-communities and their leaders in the wake of the peace accords. But resistance at the grassroots level remains strong.

July 31, 2018

Argentina’s women’s soccer team is tired of being sidelined and mistreated. Now they are fighting back, and the Argentine Football Association is taking note.

July 27, 2018

Across the region, Latin America’s militaries are regaining power through the court system

July 25, 2018

Making sense of Daniel Ortega’s slow betrayal of the Nicaraguan revolution

July 24, 2018

Understanding legal violence against Central American families