NACLA-CLACS Student Blog


In 2012 NACLA entered into a partnership with NYU’s Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS). CLACS graduate students conduct research throughout Latin American, the United States, and the Caribbean. This blog will provide a forum for students from CLACS and the broader NYU community to present their research and perspectives to NACLA readers.

The Fifth Anniversary of the Bagua Massacre in Alternative Media and Art
Jul 2, 2014
Through alternative media, activists and artists demand justice for the victims of the Bagua Massacre.
Argentina’s Desaparecidos on the 1976 Coup Anniversary (Interview With Camilo Juárez)
Mar 29, 2014
On the anniversary of Argentina's 1976 coup d’état, HIJOS founding member Camilo Juárez describes his organization's continued work to bring justice to the victims of the seven-year military dictatorship.
El Salvador, Costa Rica Elections 2014: Tests for Social Democracy in Central America
Mar 7, 2014
Upcoming run-off elections in El Salvador and Costa Rice look positive for social democratic candidates. Sánchez Cerén and Solís take their policies to the polls. 
Western Coverage Victimizes Argentina's Media Monopoly
Jan 28, 2014
When Argentina’s Supreme Court upheld in October a media law that takes on press monopolies while promoting diversity in media ownership, journalists in the English-speaking North covered it as a blow to press freedom.
Imperialist Musical Chairs: the U.S. and Brazil in Morales’s Bolivia
Dec 24, 2013
Evo Morales’s 2005 election brought an end to a long period of U.S.-Bolivia relations. Since at least 1952, the United States held Bolivia under its sway as a client state. Although it is important to acknowledge Morales’s push-back against U.S. imperialism, other forms of imperialism loom large.