News & Analysis

May 26, 2021

The Biden administration holds significant political tools for navigating relations with Latin America. How will it leverage this power?

May 25, 2021

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.

May 24, 2021

Brazilian filmmaker Madiano Marcheti’s feature debut expands the meanings of environmental justice in Brazil.

May 20, 2021

Read the editors' introduction to our latest print issue of the NACLA Report, "Against Forgetting: Mobilizing Memory for Reckoning and Repair."

May 20, 2021

Michael Bustamante's new book explores contested narratives of the Cuban Revolution, focusing on its first two decades in power.

May 19, 2021

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.

May 18, 2021

Mass demonstrations in Colombia continue for the third straight week. After defeating the unpopular tax reform that sparked the movement, protesters push new demands.

May 13, 2021

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.

May 12, 2021

The rules for rewriting the Pinochet-era Constitution set new standards in creating space for women, Indigenous peoples, and people with disabilities.

May 11, 2021

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.

May 10, 2021

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.

May 8, 2021

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.