Articles by: NACLA

March 4, 2019

The conviction of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán Loera exemplifies the sensationalism of the U.S.-backed drug war, and will not change the ineffective strategies that fuel it.

March 1, 2019

In Matamoros, wildcat strikes propelled by AMLO’s election and social media were victorious in improving conditions for 30,000 maquiladora workers. Will it mark a new era for union organizing in Mexico?

February 26, 2019

NACLA Report on the Americas is seeking pitches for articles for our upcoming print issue focusing on labor in the Americas. Send in your pitch by March 12!

February 26, 2019

Jair Bolsonaro’s chief foreign policy architect is combining rabid nationalist rhetoric with submissiveness to the United States.

February 25, 2019

Criminalization and a lack of protection by law enforcement makes sex workers in Guatemala and beyond vulnerable to violence. But one group has decided to organize to make their work safer.

February 21, 2019

As Mexican president Andrés Manuel López Obrador ramps up his “war” on oil theft in the wake of the Tlahuelilpan explosion, will he remain loyal to his campaign’s promise to demilitarize the state?

February 20, 2019

Hace unos años muchos de los barrios obreros de Caracas eran en gran parte fervientes partidarios del chavismo. Hoy en día están divididos aunque no confían en la oposición tampoco.

February 19, 2019

After years of activism led by undocumented youth, New York State has finally passed a version of the DREAM Act, which gives undocumented students access to financial aid. Yet in the broader struggle for immigrant rights, there is much work left to be done.

February 18, 2019

En Bogotá, una colectiva de mujeres afrocolombianas moviliza en contra del racismo estructural y la opresión.

February 15, 2019

A profile of Malaquías Montoya, the Chicano artist whose work focuses on amplifying the voices of Chicanx farmworkers and Mexican immigrants.

February 14, 2019

With its loss of the presidency in El Salvador’s recent elections, the gains of the revolutionary project launched by the FMLN in 1980 are in serious jeopardy.

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