Just a few years ago, the vast majority of working-class barrios in Caracas were ardent supporters of Chavismo. Today, they are split—but they don’t trust the opposition either.
Widespread extrajudicial killings and other crimes against humanity have been all but wiped from Haiti’s historical memory. Will the son and grandson of two brutal dictators capitalize on this collective amnesia?
A year and a half after Hurricane Irma, efforts to exploit Barbuda to benefit the rich and powerful threaten to erode culture, identity, and traditional land relations in the name of “development.”
Trump’s unwavering backing of Juan Guaidó’s shadow government in Venezuela attaches a “made in the U.S.A.” label to all those positioned to govern should Maduro fall. This could scuttle the opposition's chances of maintaining longstanding support among the majority of Venezuelans.
Jair Bolsonaro’s first month in office has been even worse than imagined, as the administration moves to loosen gun laws and pass a hardline penal reform amid corruption allegations against incoming senator Flávio Bolsonaro.
The Mexican Electrical Workers Union (SME) is Mexico’s most important independent union on the Left. Ten years ago, it was nearly destroyed. Today, its members are rebuilding through a new labor cooperative.
Venezuela is in crisis, and Trump’s saber-rattling is making things worse. Our response should be guided by three principles: non-interventionism, self-determination, and solidarity with the oppressed.
Guatemala is poised to pass a law reversing its National Reconciliation Law, which prohibits amnesty for those who committed international crimes during the country’s civil war. Who benefits from blanket amnesty?
Ecatepec, Mexico, has one of the highest femicide rates in the country. Without enforcement of laws against gender-based violence, victims’ family members have had to become their own advocates as they seek justice for their murdered loved ones.
Mexico’s new progressive president says he has a just immigration plan. But critics say it’s flawed.