As Argentina debates a new law to legalize abortion, activists like Sandra Hoyos are rallying for a pro-choice future for the country.
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro will likely win Sunday’s elections—not due to fraud, but because of the opposition’s call for a boycott and continued support in Venezuela for the Chavista government.
A NACLA syllabus on the current situation in Venezuela
Elections loom amidst economic crisis and the threat of political violence in Venezuela. What are the possible outcomes?
The Trump administration’s foreign policy toward Venezuela includes supporting a boycott of Sunday’s elections in Venezuela, hinting at the possibility of a coup, and enacting harmful economic sanctions, with consequences for democracy in the country beset by poverty and unrest.
Miguel Díaz-Canel’s presidency in Cuba is not so much a sign that the government recognizes the urgency of citizens’ demands for change in government, but that the state needs a new face to prepare for inevitable standoffs yet to come.
How did recent protests over social security cuts in Nicaragua turn into a nationwide grassroots mobilization against President Daniel Ortega?
As an unprecedented wave of feminist campaigns gains ground across Latin America, a dangerous backlash is afoot on various fronts.
The arrival of demobilization efforts to a remote, former FARC stronghold in Colombia has brought many welcome changes and challenges to the local community. An anti-peace president in Colombia could reverse such gains.
What does one journalist’s murder at the hands of the state mean for freedom of the press in Paraguay?