News & Analysis

February 18, 2020

The activist and journalist Samir Flores was killed one year ago. His community is still seeking answers—and continuing his fight. 

February 13, 2020

A response to a Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR) article on NACLA coverage.   

February 10, 2020

As AMLO faces pressure to enact his campaign promises, he increasingly turns to his religious base. 

February 6, 2020

The massive open migration from Central America highlights the growing sense of desperation in the region.

February 5, 2020

The popularity of a new museum in Nicaragua underscores youth dissatisfaction with Daniel Ortega and his Frente Sandinista de Liberación Nacional.

February 4, 2020

El Salvador passed a new law to help victims of forced displacement. Will it be enough? 

January 30, 2020

A look back at the factors that led to Peronism—and populism's—resurgence in Argentina. 

January 29, 2020

Four months after Peruvian president Martín Vizcarra dissolved Congress, Peruvians went to the polls on Sunday. The results are murky. 

January 24, 2020

Peru’s January 2020 congressional elections represent the fall of the Fujimori party and the unraveling of widespread nepotism and corruption. What does it mean for the Peruvian Amazon?

January 21, 2020

Rio de Janeiro’s poor communities face increasing vulnerability as armed groups expand control of entire neighborhoods, operating illicit businesses from protection rackets to real estate, with dire consequences for local residents living under a violent parallel state.

January 21, 2020

Las comunidades marginalizadas de Rio de Janeiro enfrentan cada vez mas vulnerabilidad como consecuencia de los grupos armados que expandan su control de barrios enteros, operando negocios ilícitos con impactos serios para los habitantes viviendo bajo un estado paralelo violento.

January 20, 2020

A dictatorship-era torturer is suing one of his victims in Brazil in a stark reminder of how Bolsonaro emboldens rights abusers.