Faced with an onslaught of disasters and the injustices of colonialism, Puerto Rican communities have bet on their own survival. Their mutual aid efforts testify to both the power of grassroots organizing and the scale of state neglect.
Read the editors' introduction to our latest print issue of the NACLA Report, Solo el Pueblo Salva al Pueblo, focused on care, survival, and resistance during the pandemic.
Richard Hansen hopes to develop tourism in Petén’s El Mirador archeological site, against the wishes of local communities and Guatemalan scientists.
Successive administrations in Puerto Rico have relied on the state of emergency and executive orders, eroding democracy and exacerbating structural inequality.
As the pandemic devastates the country, presidential priorities include a train circuit, pipeline infrastructure, and a refinery.
Increasing community control and ownership of crops like cassava can ensure economic and social welfare.
From Mexico to Chile, the pandemic has not stopped social movements from demanding justice for human rights abuses.
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.