Articles by: NACLA

February 12, 2019

En Haïti, la mémoire collective a pratiquement effacé tout souvenir des exécutions extrajudiciaires et autres crimes contre l'humanité commis par les régimes de François "Papa Doc" Duvalier et de son fils et successeur Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier.  Est-il possible que cette amnésie collective bénéficie au fils et au petit-fils de ces dictateurs cruels?

February 12, 2019

Widespread extrajudicial killings and other crimes against humanity have been all but wiped from Haiti’s historical memory. Will the son and grandson of two brutal dictators capitalize on this collective amnesia?

February 11, 2019

A year and a half after Hurricane Irma, efforts to exploit Barbuda to benefit the rich and powerful threaten to erode culture, identity, and traditional land relations in the name of “development.”

February 8, 2019

Trump’s unwavering backing of Juan Guaidó’s shadow government in Venezuela attaches a “made in the U.S.A.” label to all those positioned to govern should Maduro fall. This could scuttle the opposition's chances of maintaining longstanding support among the majority of Venezuelans. 

February 7, 2019

Jair Bolsonaro’s first month in office has been even worse than imagined, as the administration moves to loosen gun laws and pass a hardline penal reform amid corruption allegations against incoming senator Flávio Bolsonaro. 

February 7, 2019

The Mexican Electrical Workers Union (SME) is Mexico’s most important independent union on the Left. Ten years ago, it was nearly destroyed. Today, its members are rebuilding through a new labor cooperative. 

February 5, 2019

Venezuela is in crisis, and Trump’s saber-rattling is making things worse. Our response should be guided by three principles: non-interventionism, self-determination, and solidarity with the oppressed.

February 5, 2019

Guatemala is poised to pass a law reversing its National Reconciliation Law, which prohibits amnesty for those who committed international crimes during the country’s civil war. Who benefits from blanket amnesty?

February 4, 2019

Ecatepec, Mexico, has one of the highest femicide rates in the country. Without enforcement of laws against gender-based violence, victims’ family members have had to become their own advocates as they seek justice for their murdered loved ones.

February 1, 2019

Mexico’s new progressive president says he has a just immigration plan. But critics say it’s flawed.

January 30, 2019

Un golpe de estado en Veneuela no parece probable mientras las Fuerzas Armadas respaldan a Maduro. Mientras tanto, acción estadounidense a lo mejor petardeará y solamente fortalecer el cúpula de poder.

January 30, 2019

A military coup d’état in Venezuela doesn’t seem likely so long as the Armed Forces support Maduro. Meanwhile, U.S. action will likely backfire, and serve only to strengthen those in power.

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