News & Analysis

August 18, 2022

The new government calls for negotiations with armed groups and new approaches to the war on drugs that includes affected communities.

August 16, 2022

In this introduction to the new podcast Brazil on Fire, journalist Michael Fox sets the scene for Brazil’s critical October 2022 presidential elections.

August 16, 2022

The Guelaguetza is often a site of politics and protest. This year, one survivor denounced state complicity in the country’s rampant gender violence.

August 12, 2022

Historian Peter J. Watson's first book examines how former Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos used sports to garner support for his peace process with the FARC. 

August 11, 2022

Inspiradas en la larga trayectoria de la lucha por la tierra en el país, las organizaciones campesinas demandan un papel activo en las políticas agrarias del nuevo gobierno.

August 9, 2022

Building on longstanding struggles for land, organized campesinos are demanding an active role in the new administration’s agricultural policies.

August 4, 2022

Camila Sosa Villada’s debut novel Bad Girls gives readers access to overlooked narratives of Latin American gender and sexuality.

August 4, 2022

In the aftermath of Ecuador's longest-running national strike organized by Indigenous movements, activists now face a wave of criminalization.

August 3, 2022

Despite community efforts, a transnational mining company has desecrated a 200-year old cemetery in Honduras.

August 1, 2022

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July 29, 2022

Francesca Lessa’s book follows the trials of perpetrators of The Condor Plan, the transnational network of state agents that used torture and violence against the Latin American left during the 1970s.

July 28, 2022

Narcotrafficking is a bloody business throughout Latin America, but less so in Bolivia.