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Sarah Fouts
September 11, 2017

After Hurricane Katrina, Latinx workers were exploited and targeted. In the age of Trump, as Latinx immigrants seek employment in Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts, the stakes are higher than ever. 

Jeff Abbott
September 8, 2017

As the International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG) furthers its investigations into political corruption, the elite political class attempts to shield itself from accountability to the people. 

Douglas Haynes
September 7, 2017

From increasingly frequent storms to food insecurity, Nicaragua has been hard-hit by the impacts of climate change. In the wake of Hurricane Harvey and facing Hurricane Irma, we can learn from their response.

Simon Schatzberg
September 5, 2017

Mexican social movements reject a NAFTA renegotiation that will deepen the already-disastrous impacts of the 1994 agreement.

Hilary Goodfriend
September 1, 2017

Community members in the Salvadoran town of Tacuba responded to the state’s failure to provide clean water by creating their own well system. Now the mayor wants to claim ownership. 

José Orduña
Border Wars
August 29, 2017

President Trump’s pardoning of Joe Arpaio is despicable. But many politicians who have denounced it have also supported anti-immigrant policies and helped fuel the violent drug war in Mexico. 

Christy Thornton
August 24, 2017

New directions in Trump’s approach to Latin America reveal the changed status of U.S. influence in the region.

Emily Achtenberg
Rebel Currents
August 21, 2017

Six years after massive protests halted plans for a proposed highway through the TIPNIS, Bolivian President Evo Morales has promulgated a new law "de-protecting" the reserve and allowing construction of the road.

Noah Harley
August 18, 2017

A first-time documentarian reflects on the politics of producing Salero, a documentary on mining in the salt flats of Bolivia.

Mel Gurr
August 15, 2017

In Brazil, rural agricultural workers and land reform beneficiaries could be hardest hit by President Michel Temer's austerity policies. 

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