News & Analysis

October 27, 2020

Chileans are determined to reinvent how democracy is practiced, starting with a new constitution.

October 26, 2020

Four journalists and researchers offer analyses of Bolivia’s election results and what lies ahead for the new MAS government.

October 25, 2020

As Chileans vote in a plebiscite to decide whether to adopt a new Constitution, authorities have cracked down on the artistic expression that blossomed during the anti-neoliberal protest movement.

October 24, 2020

Luis Arce’s election win is a huge victory for Bolivian social movements. All eyes are now on MAS’s political project.

October 23, 2020

La Minga, conformada por colectivos indígenas, negros y campesinos, continuó hacia Bogotá luego de que el presidente Iván Duque dejó un asiento vacío al ser invitado a un debate.

October 23, 2020

The Minga, made up of Indigenous, Black and campesino collectives, continued to Bogotá after President Iván Duque left an empty seat when invited to a debate.

October 21, 2020

Under new leadership, the MAS won a decisive victory. Now, economic crisis and a complicated situation for the regional Left will pose major challenges for the new government.  

October 21, 2020

Deemed essential workers during the Covid-19 public health emergency in Brazil, caregivers hired to assist the elderly are facing pay cuts, longer hours, and compulsory quarantine.

October 20, 2020

The landslide MAS victory comes as a sigh of relief after signs of voter intimidation and a year of democratic rollbacks and human rights abuses.

October 16, 2020

Swift government action to criminalize dissent echoes dictatorship terrors in the wake of the killing of two young girls at the hands of Paraguay’s security forces.

October 13, 2020

Los incendios están aumentando y frecuentamente son iniciados intencionalmente para deforestar y dejar los terrenos preparados para el lucro especulativo.

October 13, 2020

Fires are increasing in frequency and are often intentionally set to open up lands for speculative business interests.