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April 9, 2018

They won’t admit it, but it’s in the fine print: federal relief funds are being earmarked for bondholders.

April 8, 2018

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, former Brazilian President, has turned himself in.

April 6, 2018

This week, a jury found Bolivia’s former president, Gonzalo “Goni” Sánchez de Lozada and his Minister of Defense guilty of extrajudicial killings in 2003 in a landmark case. For their victims, it’s a welcome victory.

April 3, 2018

Pope Francis is beloved around the world as a progressive social reformer for the Catholic Church. Yet he has vociferously denied demands to fire a Chilean bishop who protected a serial sexual abuser in the 1980s.

April 2, 2018

As the country prepares for a historic presidential succession, ending the Castros’ nearly sixty-year grip on the highest office, inequality is growing and ordinary Cubans are increasingly disaffected. A report from Havana.

March 30, 2018

Brazil’s leading presidential candidate Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva could face jail time as soon as April 4 and his subsequent disqualification from the race. What does this mean for the future of democracy and the Left in Brazil?  

March 29, 2018

As elections in Venezuela approach in May, major swaths of the opposition are boycotting, as the possibility of armed intervention by neighboring countries looms.

March 27, 2018

What does the assassination of Rio de Janeiro councilmember Marielle Franco—a prominent LGBTQI activist and socialist, outspoken critic of the police, and Rio’s only black councilmember—mean for the future of Brazil?

March 21, 2018

U.S. economic and political intervention defined the political career of former Bolivian president Gonzalo “Goni” Sanchez de Lozada. Now, in an unprecedented move, the U.S. is putting him on trial.

March 21, 2018

In the wake of an electoral rout and growing internal divisions, El Salvador’s Left is facing its starkest crisis in decades.

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