News & Analysis
Once-hopeful experiments in local democracy have largely succumbed to the crushing crisis gripping Venezuela. What can we learn from their demise?
Experimentos de la democracia local, antes esperanzadores, en gran medida han caídos a la crisis en Venezuela. ¿Qué se puede aprender de su desintegración?
Under the Morales administration, Indigenous healthcare beliefs and practices stepped out from long shadows cast by colonialism and racism. Those achievements are now under threat.
A list of NACLA's most memorable stories in 2019 in print and online.
Professor Keymer Ávila has recently been the target of a smear campaign in Venezuela.
Peace has become the central axis of political-economic contestation in Colombia, as competing visions of what peace means to different sectors play out in the streets.
A selection of NACLA’s recent coverage of the deep inequality, human rights abuses, and government failures to adequately deliver on the promise of peace undergirding recent protests in Colombia.
The movement against racist immigration policing and the detention of child migrants in San Diego in the 1980s offers important lessons in keeping open borders at the forefront of activism.
Known as the epicenter of anti-austerity rebellion during Bolivia’s Gas War, El Alto remains a powerful example of the potential for local movements to leverage their cities to shape national politics.
Artistic expression is not only central to the protests in Chile—it's part of a long national tradition of resistance.
Read the Editor's Intro to our latest print issue of the NACLA Report, Radical Cities, focused on municipalism, housing movements, and local radical democracy in Latin America, from Mexico City to Montevideo.
Record fires in Brazil’s Amazon this year marked a political protest led by ranchers who, already empowered under Bolsonaro’s government, are keen to push the government to fully embrace a dictatorship-era extractive doctrine.