Articles by: NACLA

November 28, 2018

Central American refugees are confronting violence and harassment at the border after an arduous journey fleeing imminent danger in their home countries. How are binational solidarity groups responding?

November 27, 2018

El Chapo's trial continues this week, brimming with sordid tales of kingpins and cartels. But what the media spectacle can't justify is a failing “war on drugs” that has taken the lives of hundreds of thousands of people.

November 27, 2018

Remembering the Mirabal sisters, murdered under the dictatorship of Rafael Trujillo, and the feminist rebirth in the Dominican Republic.

November 26, 2018

In a popular consultation, Mexico overwhelmingly rejected the ongoing construction of a controversial airport. The backlash by Mexican elites reveals dark truths about what “modernization” really means in the country. 

November 21, 2018

The ascent of Jair Bolsonaro to the highest executive office in the world’s fourth-largest democracy and former slave state reflects Brazil’s long, enduring, and foundational antiblackness.

November 20, 2018

As the migrant caravan arrives to the U.S.-Mexico border, there has been criticism of the timing and strategy of the march. Yet a look at the lives of caravan members reveals that fleeing was not a choice, and that strength really does come in numbers.

November 19, 2018

Bolivia cuenta con uno de los índices más altos de participación política por parte de mujeres en el mundo. Pero para las mujeres en poder, como Bertha Quispe, alcaldesa de Collana, a menudo sufren acoso y violencia política.

November 19, 2018

In Bolivia, women in power, such as Indigenous mayor Bertha Quispe, often suffer political harassment and violence.

November 16, 2018

Join Dana Frank in conversation with Democracy Now's Juan Gonzalez about her new book The Long Honduran Night, a story of resistance, repression, and US policy in Honduras in the aftermath of a violent military coup that provides the context for the current refugee caravan.

November 16, 2018

As Colombia under right-wing president Iván Duque promises to further roll back desperately-needed public university funding, a student movement is taking action against the deepening of neoliberal restructuring of public higher education in Colombia.

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