A controversial energy deal and behind-closed-doors negotiations symbolize for many a “surrender” of Paraguayan sovereignty to Brazil and harken back to the dictatorship-era corruption that gave rise to the Itaipu dam.
The incoming administration of former prison director Alejandro Giammattei threatens further destabilizing a region already in disarray.
Contrary to its name, the Safe Third Country Agreement continues a legacy of exploitation for Indigenous and working class peoples in Central America.
The displacement in El Orejón demonstrates how megaprojects, coca substitution, and the peace process work together to serve elite interests at the expense of campesino ways of life.
A NACLA reading list to put ongoing protests in Puerto Rico into context beyond the breaking point of the governor’s chats scandal.
NACLA is thrilled to introduce Heather Gies and Leo Schwartz as the newest additions to our editorial team.
A recent court ruling demonstrated the extent of Canadian complicity in mining deaths worldwide—and how far the country still has to go in recognizing its role.
Faced with pressure from the U.S. to reduce immigration, the López Obrador administration has started to do the dirty work it vowed to avoid.
The ongoing protests in Puerto Rico are not just about profane chat messages—they are a response to a broader context of violence, degradation, and exploitation.
In The Edge of Democracy, a Netflix documentary, Petra Costa recounts the rise and fall of Brazilian democracy and the human costs of lost hope. While there is much to praise about the film, it sometimes sacrifices nuance for the sake of clarity.