Email Update 8/22: U.S. Caravan for Peace, On the Road






Last week, the Caravan for Peace With Justice and Dignity kicked off its one-month, 6,000-mile journey across the United States. Riding from San Diego to Washington, D.C., the Caravan seeks to educate and confront Americans about the terrible violence besetting Mexico—and perhaps to recruit those who are convinced and inspired to a U.S. offshoot of Mexico's Movement for Peace. This week, Fred Rosen wrote about the caravan in his NACLA blog "Mexico, Bewildered and Contested."   Read More


We've extended the deadline to submit your images to

NACLA's Fall Photo Contest. Participants must send their high-resolution pictures (and caption information) to with the subject line "NACLA Photo Contest" by August 29. The topic is Media in the Americas.

The winning photograph will be published in full color in the Fall NACLA Report. The winner will receive a copy of the magazine with his or her photograph, and a one-year subscription to NACLA. Complete submission guidelines can be found on our photo contest page.

New From the Blogs:

Nazih Richani: The Colombian Paradox: Capital Mobility, Land, and Power
Joseph Nevins: A Twenty-First Century Border: The Ever-expanding U.S. Boundary
Keane Bhatt: On Haiti, Jared Diamond Hasn't Done His Homework
Emily Achtenberg: Women In the Forefront of Bolivia's TIPNIS Conflict
Fred Rosen: In Mexico, You Can't Escape the Tri!
Kevin Edmonds: Police Killings Spark Crisis in Guyana
Matthew Johnson: Fuerza!: The Fight Against SB 1070 and the Prison Industry in Arizona
Nazih Richani: Striking Rail Workers Affect Coal Production in Colombia

Stay tuned for upcoming interviews, event announcements, and previews.

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