News & Analysis

August 21, 2020

As the pandemic devastates the country, presidential priorities include a train circuit, pipeline infrastructure, and a refinery.

August 20, 2020

Increasing community control and ownership of crops like cassava can ensure economic and social welfare.

August 18, 2020

From Mexico to Chile, the pandemic has not stopped social movements from demanding justice for human rights abuses.

August 18, 2020

De México a Chile, las instituciones de memoria y movimientos sociales han seguido su labor durante la pandemia.

August 14, 2020

The Netflix documentary adopts the dangerous viewpoint of ICE agents, portraying immigration raids and deportation proceedings as banal, bureaucratic procedures.

August 12, 2020

The U.S. government and private sector have contributed to fighting the coronavirus in the Amazon. Their intentions for the region concern local advocates.

August 10, 2020

The 1970 murder of a U.S. police advisor in Uruguay offers lessons for police reform debates today.

August 6, 2020

Joaquín M. Chávez recovers the forgotten history of the rural working-class who helped form El Salvador’s leftist radicalism.

August 5, 2020

On Nicaragua’s Caribbean coast, Black and Indigenous forest rangers take environmental protection into their own hands.

August 5, 2020

Climate change mitigation does not guarantee social justice. To avoid deepening inequalities, clean energy transitions must prioritize communities over profit.

August 5, 2020

The struggle to transform Puerto Rico’s flawed energy grid with locally controlled alternatives is a matter of life and death.

August 4, 2020

Months after the peak of Guayaquil’s battle with the coronavirus, another crisis has emerged: finding, identifying, and returning the dead to their families.