News & Analysis

December 20, 2019

Once-hopeful experiments in local democracy have largely succumbed to the crushing crisis gripping Venezuela. What can we learn from their demise?

December 20, 2019

Experimentos de la democracia local, antes esperanzadores, en gran medida han caídos a la crisis en Venezuela. ¿Qué se puede aprender de su desintegración?

December 19, 2019

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.

December 17, 2019

A list of NACLA's most memorable stories in 2019 in print and online. 

December 16, 2019

Professor Keymer Ávila has recently been the target of a smear campaign in Venezuela. 

December 16, 2019

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. 

December 12, 2019

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.

December 11, 2019

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. 

December 10, 2019

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.

December 9, 2019

Artistic expression is not only central to the protests in Chile—it's part of a long national tradition of resistance. 

December 6, 2019

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. 

December 5, 2019

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.