Articles by: Néstor David Pastor

June 24, 2022

A new documentary highlights the many difficulties facing an emerging generation of young farmers in Puerto Rico.

February 15, 2022

Decades after her shocking murder, the Afro-Peruvian activist and organizer’s legacy for affirming life and collective dignity is more relevant than ever.

January 26, 2021

50 years ago, the struggle against urban renewal led a group of mostly working class Puerto Ricans on Manhattan’s West Side to form a revolutionary socialist movement, combining community-based activism, Third World solidarity, and Puerto Rican independence.

November 20, 2020

After a turbulent week, Peruvian politics has settled back into an uneasy calm. But the nascent protest movement appears unlikely to settle for the status quo.

June 10, 2020

A new documentary provides an opportunity for audiences to reclaim a critical chapter in Peruvian history—the 1969 agrarian reform. 

January 29, 2020

Four months after Peruvian president Martín Vizcarra dissolved Congress, Peruvians went to the polls on Sunday. The results are murky. 

September 3, 2019

With his latest constitutional maneuvering, President Martín Vizcarra is trying to change Peru's political landscape while avoiding the fate of his predecessors. 

June 18, 2019

After months of power struggle, Peru’s President successfully challenged Congress to take on his anti-corruption agenda, narrowly avoiding a constitutional crisis. Will they follow through?