News & Analysis

July 22, 2022

Kimberly Theidon’s book explores the conjoined legacies of war-time violence against women, children, and nature in Peru and Colombia.

July 21, 2022

Activists in Quintero-Puchuncaví Bay "sacrifice zone" hail closure of Codelco plant that poisoned their community.

July 20, 2022

The 1924 attack was finally proven and recognized during the Napalpí truth trials held this year, and reparations have begun.

July 15, 2022

A new book traces the rise of Indigenous and peasant demands for a moratorium on mining in Ecuador.

July 15, 2022

Indigenous and campesino communities turn to strikes, road blockages, and other confrontational tactics to reclaim their political agency.

July 13, 2022

Although an overwhelming majority of Chileans supported the need for a Constitutional Convention, the results of the September 4 vote on the new charter remain unpredictable.

July 8, 2022

From upper-class Catholic upbringing to opposing the U.S.-backed military regime, a Salvadoran political prisoner tells her extraordinary story of a life in the revolutionary struggle.

July 7, 2022

At a national convention for gun rights activists, a public official from the Brazilian Secretariat of Culture pledged state resources to arms lobbyists.  

July 6, 2022

Después de años sufriendo de la crisis financiera, la economía venezolana se revive e impacta al pueblo y la política.

July 6, 2022

A look at at Venezuela’s reviving economy and what that means for its people and politics after years of financial crisis.

July 1, 2022

Kelly Bauer’s book documents how post-dictatorship governments in Chile have responded inconsistently to Mapuche claims, often favoring political and economic elites.

July 1, 2022

El libro de Kelly Bauer documenta como los gobiernos chilenos responden a las reclamaciones Mapuche de forma inconsistente, favoreciendo en muchos casos a las élites económicas y políticas.