News & Analysis
The Biden administration holds significant political tools for navigating relations with Latin America. How will it leverage this power?
The Left’s victories on May 15 and 16 showed the strength of the generation that became politicized in the 2011 student protests. Many of them now will take office at the local level and will play a significant role in the drafting of the new Magna Carta.
Brazilian filmmaker Madiano Marcheti’s feature debut expands the meanings of environmental justice in Brazil.
Read the editors' introduction to our latest print issue of the NACLA Report, "Against Forgetting: Mobilizing Memory for Reckoning and Repair."
Michael Bustamante's new book explores contested narratives of the Cuban Revolution, focusing on its first two decades in power.
Henry Ford’s 20th century rubber plantation and company town pioneered a model of destructive forest industrialization still in full force in Brazil’s Amazon.
Mass demonstrations in Colombia continue for the third straight week. After defeating the unpopular tax reform that sparked the movement, protesters push new demands.
The stories of two Guatemalan asylum seekers highlight the deep roots of forced migration from Central America and the U.S. role in the ongoing displacement.
The rules for rewriting the Pinochet-era Constitution set new standards in creating space for women, Indigenous peoples, and people with disabilities.
The government’s response to massive protests repeats old tropes of smearing the organizers as criminals. Labels like “urban terrorist” or “extreme vandals” aim to justify the excessive repression.
A young woman shares her story of suffering sexual violence at the hands of a riot police officer in Cali, one case in a broader misogynist problem.
In spite of intense repression, a wave of protests managed to bury President Iván Duque’s tax reform. The gulf between popular needs and establishment practices is more evident than ever.