Michael Bustamante's new book explores contested narratives of the Cuban Revolution, focusing on its first two decades in power.
Henry Ford’s 20th century rubber plantation and company town pioneered a model of destructive forest industrialization still in full force in Brazil’s Amazon.
Mass demonstrations in Colombia continue for the third straight week. After defeating the unpopular tax reform that sparked the movement, protesters push new demands.
The stories of two Guatemalan asylum seekers highlight the deep roots of forced migration from Central America and the U.S. role in the ongoing displacement.
The rules for rewriting the Pinochet-era Constitution set new standards in creating space for women, Indigenous peoples, and people with disabilities.
The government’s response to massive protests repeats old tropes of smearing the organizers as criminals. Labels like “urban terrorist” or “extreme vandals” aim to justify the excessive repression.
A young woman shares her story of suffering sexual violence at the hands of a riot police officer in Cali, one case in a broader misogynist problem.
In spite of intense repression, a wave of protests managed to bury President Iván Duque’s tax reform. The gulf between popular needs and establishment practices is more evident than ever.
On their first day in office, allies of President Nayib Bukele flexed their supermajority in the Legislative Assembly to replace officials in key state institutions, tightening the ruling party’s grip.
Pedro Castillo and Keiko Fujimori face off in a polarized second round. Beyond the candidates, a national popular-rural bloc clamors to be heard.