News & Analysis

April 18, 2022

From Peru’s Andes, soccer commentator Qara Q’ompo’s broadcasts combat stigma while tapping into oral knowledge to expand Quechua’s reach.

April 15, 2022

Se ha prestado muy poca atención a los cambios drásticos en el panorama de seguridad en Venezuela, incluyendo la vigilancia policial transformada, las cifras astronómicas del crimen y una proliferación de grupos armados.

April 15, 2022

A conversation with author Japhy Wilson about his recent book examining Rafael Correa’s plans for the Amazon during his time as president of Ecuador.

April 13, 2022

Critics say her prosecution on coup charges violates due process, but the Bolivian state has a responsibility to seek justice.

April 13, 2022

At the last Community of Latin American and Caribbean States meeting, Mexico’s president proposed contradicting relationships with North America.

April 11, 2022

Decades after the return to democracy, the children of dictatorship-era human rights abusers have ignited a new movement for truth, memory, and justice throughout Latin America and beyond.

April 7, 2022

In the face of a new war in Europe, shoring up support in Latin America will not be as easy as the Biden administration thinks.

April 7, 2022

While the Global North has responded as a unified front to the war in Ukraine, in Latin America, countries are choosing their own paths.

April 5, 2022

With her message of inclusion, the Afro-Colombian environmental activist—who earned the third most votes in the March primaries and a VP nomination—is making history.

April 4, 2022

On Mexico’s Pacific coast, the government and businesses are trying to legalize a huge area of illegally-cultivated oil palm by reducing the size of an environmental reserve.

April 2, 2022

Following a new report, families of the 43 students criticized the government of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador for failing to follow through on promises to finally solve the case.

April 1, 2022

With second round presidential elections on April 3, the country faces high levels of voter abstention, an increasingly right-wing Congress, and a choice between two candidates ringed by controversy.