Articles by: NACLA

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.

February 13, 2019

Just a few years ago, the vast majority of working-class barrios in Caracas were ardent supporters of Chavismo. Today, they are split—but they don’t trust the opposition either.

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.”