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Emily Achtenberg
Rebel Currents
April 17, 2015

Setbacks for the ruling MAS party in Bolivia’s subnational elections show that voters want more local democracy and accountability, without necessarily rejecting the MAS political project.

Bryan Pitts
April 13, 2015

Anti-government protests in Brazil on Sunday attracted smaller crowds than their March 15 predecessors, and demonstrators were united only by their racial composition and class biases.

Bryan Pitts
April 9, 2015

Don’t believe the right-wing media’s emphasis on corruption—the recent demonstrations are motivated by entrenched elite discontent over expanding economic and political inclusion for the nation’s majority.

Nicki Fleischner
April 6, 2015

A Dominican woman of Haitian descent finds herself stateless in her own country. 

Aldo Caliari
April 6, 2015

Allowing a U.S. court ruling to determine the process for international debt repayments sets a dangerous precedent, and exposes gray areas in international legal jurisdiction.

Annie Wilkinson
March 30, 2015

Exodus Global Alliance is helping to spread the “ex-gay” movement across Latin America, but not without resistance from activists and lawmakers. 

Emily Achtenberg
Rebel Currents
March 28, 2015

The strategy of “defeating” the political right by incorporating elite sectors into Bolivia's ruling MAS party will be put to the test in Evo Morales’s third term.

Nicki Fleischner
March 25, 2015

Cuba's heavy metal scene during the Special Period. 

Annie Wilkinson
March 25, 2015

Ecuador's Ministry of Health is struggling to close or regulate hundreds of private rehabilitation centers, some of which profit from offering "dehomosexualization." 

 

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