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March 22, 2019

In the Dominican Republic, Haitian-descendants face profiling and scrutiny deep within the country’s borders. 

March 21, 2019

How Latin American suffrage in the early 20th century shaped transnational feminist activism today

March 19, 2019

In 1989, a military commander raped a schoolteacher in Oxapampa the same night her husband was killed by a military brigade. Since then, like many other women in Peru, Raquel Martin is still looking for just reparations, 30 years later.

March 13, 2019

In Ecuador, President Lenín Moreno has allied with his political opponents to implement a conservative economic agenda, threatening to undo the country’s strides in tackling poverty and inequality over the past decade.

March 12, 2019

Juan Guaidó has a plan to end the emergency in Venezuela—but his vision looks a lot like the elite-led, violently unequal Venezuela of the 1990’s.

March 11, 2019

Ciro Guerra and Cristina Gallego’s epic film tells the 1970s history of Colombia’s marijuana drug trade as it has never been told before: from an Indigenous Wayuu perspective

Border Wars
March 8, 2019

Recent displays of state violence from CBP and the excessive militarization of Mexico-U.S. land ports of entry are normalizing the image of the U.S. at ‘war’ against the transborder community and asylum seekers.

March 7, 2019

Despite the 2016 peace accords in Colombia, conflict and violence continue due to the U.S.-supported neoliberal economic model. In order to imagine peace, we must imagine a new model of reparations and justice.

March 6, 2019

While protests in Haiti today stem from decades of economic and political crisis, the current wave represents something unprecedented: a widespread crisis of faith in democracy and the neoliberal state.

March 4, 2019

The conviction of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán Loera exemplifies the sensationalism of the U.S.-backed drug war, and will not change the ineffective strategies that fuel it.

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