The Netflix documentary adopts the dangerous viewpoint of ICE agents, portraying immigration raids and deportation proceedings as banal, bureaucratic procedures.
The U.S. government and private sector have contributed to fighting the coronavirus in the Amazon. Their intentions for the region concern local advocates.
The 1970 murder of a U.S. police advisor in Uruguay offers lessons for police reform debates today.
Joaquín M. Chávez recovers the forgotten history of the rural working-class who helped form El Salvador’s leftist radicalism.
Months after the peak of Guayaquil’s battle with the coronavirus, another crisis has emerged: finding, identifying, and returning the dead to their families.
Five Garífuna men were kidnapped on July 18 in Triunfo de la Cruz, Honduras. Miriam Miranda of the Black Fraternal Organization of Honduras says authorities are complacent toward rising violence against the Garífuna people.
Professor Keymer Ávila of the Institute of Criminal Sciences at the Central University of Venezuela discusses lethal state violence. Venezuelan security forces kill thousands of racialized and impoverished young people every year.
C.J. Alvarez's new book encourages the reader to see beyond the infrastructure that litters the borderlands, question what we take for granted, and imagine what could have been.
When the police kill young men in Venezuela, often their mothers are the only ones who seek justice. Institutional barriers to accountability have increased during the pandemic.
Kristina Lyons' new book documents soil and farming in the Colombian Amazon. It is a powerful critique of capitalist agriculture and a rich account of alternative practices.