News & Analysis

July 30, 2020

Five Garífuna men were kidnapped on July 18 in Triunfo de la Cruz, Honduras. Miriam Miranda of the Black Fraternal Organization of Honduras says authorities are complacent toward rising violence against the Garífuna people.

July 27, 2020

Professor Keymer Ávila de la Universidad Central de Venezuela habla de la violencia estatal. Cada año las fuerzas de seguridad en Venezuela matan miles de jovenes empobrecidos y racializados.

July 27, 2020

Professor Keymer Ávila of the Institute of Criminal Sciences at the Central University of Venezuela discusses lethal state violence. Venezuelan security forces kill thousands of racialized and impoverished young people every year.

July 24, 2020

Hope for revolutionary change requires urgent climate action now. The energy transition must be as radical as possible to ensure the conditions for future struggles to overcome capitalism.

July 23, 2020

C.J. Alvarez's new book encourages the reader to see beyond the infrastructure that litters the borderlands, question what we take for granted, and imagine what could have been.

July 20, 2020

When the police kill young men in Venezuela, often their mothers are the only ones who seek justice. Institutional barriers to accountability have increased during the pandemic.

July 16, 2020

Kristina Lyons' new book documents soil and farming in the Colombian Amazon. It is a powerful critique of capitalist agriculture and a rich account of alternative practices.

July 16, 2020

En la región Mixe de Oaxaca, la comunidad de Ayutla ha estado sin agua potable durante tres años.

July 15, 2020

In Oaxaca's Mixe region, the community of Ayutla has been without potable tap water for three years.

July 13, 2020

A wave of the coronavirus hitting Costa Rica’s agriculture and construction industries—both heavily reliant on migrant labor—has sparked an uptick in xenophobia against Nicaraguan migrants.

July 10, 2020

Adriana Rivas served in the Chilean intelligence agency under dictator Augusto Pinochet. This month, an Australian court will decide whether she will be extradited Chile.

July 8, 2020

The pandemic put anticipated legislative progress on Argentina’s abortion reform on hold, but activists are determined to keep up the momentum.