News & Analysis

November 11, 2022

After intense public debate the new Code was approved in a September referendum, placing sexual and gender politics at the center of the social and political fabric.

November 11, 2022

Tras un intenso debate público se aprobó el nuevo Código en referéndum en septiembre, que sitúa la política sexual y de género en el centro de la trama social y política.

November 11, 2022

Felicity Amaya Schaeffer’s book effectively centers Indigenous struggles within the discourse of the border, but her efforts to assume an Indigenous point of view fall short.

November 6, 2022

Is the Mexican government's dubious new evidence part of another “historical truth?”

November 4, 2022

Marianela Maldonado’s remarkable documentary follows the lives of three young musicians from Venezuela’s youth orchestra El Sistema over the course of a tumultuous decade.

November 2, 2022

Three decades of U.S. intervention and opposition policies have helped Nayib Bukele monopolize power.

November 1, 2022

In 2007, Saamaka advocates triumphed at the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights, winning key rights and damages. Today, those rights are under attack.

October 28, 2022

Brazil faces a stark choice in its presidential runoff Sunday. Can Lula and the Left overcome Bolsonaro’s misinformation and attempts to buy the vote?

October 28, 2022

Throughout his campaign, Bolsonaro has counted on the support of Brazil’s Evangelical community. But some of them are breaking the mold.

October 28, 2022

With two days until the second round of Brazil's presidential elections, this roundup of NACLA coverage provides insights on the stakes, predictions, and outcomes of the race so far.

October 27, 2022

CO2 emissions in the Amazon doubled in Bolsonaro’s first two years in office. A new study shows that the rainforest may be nearing the point of no return.

October 26, 2022

As fake news skyrockets, a Brazilian media scholar reflects on what’s at stake in the final days before the country’s crucial presidential vote.