News & Analysis

June 4, 2020

A push for temporary LNG-fueled electricity risks increasing Puerto Rico’s gas dependency while funneling federal funds to a fossil fuel company amid the pandemic.

June 3, 2020

Governmental failures to respond to Covid-19 only reinforce the demands of social movements in Chile. 

June 2, 2020

Honduran activist Berta Cáceres was murdered in 2016 during a fight against a hydroelectric megaproject. In the corrupt narcostate of post-coup Honduras, the killing was the grand finale of a campaign of terror.

June 1, 2020

As Peru deploys its Covid-19 response, Amazonian territories—and their Indigenous residents—are left behind. 

May 29, 2020

Bolivian human rights lawyer David Inca Apaza on the demands of the protests in November and the brutality of the government's response. 

May 28, 2020

As Covid-19 tears through Ecuador, social movements are ensuring that communities have access to food. 

May 27, 2020

The global pandemic has destabilized the delicate balance in the Andes that the mercurial drug trade relies on. 

May 27, 2020

A review of The Jakarta Method by Vincent Bevins, which traces the history of the Cold War from the perspective of two often overlooked countries: Indonesia and Brazil.

May 26, 2020

Overcrowding, poor sanitation, inadequate medical attention, and delays in testing prime Paraguay’s quarantine shelters to spread the virus, rather than contain it.

May 22, 2020

A collection of articles from NACLA’s archive on environmental issues and climate justice in the Americas, available open access for a limited time.

May 22, 2020

As Bolsonaro continues to hollow out the state in response to Covid-19, other sectors of society are stepping up. 

May 21, 2020

With Suriname headed to the ballots on May 25, President Bouterse may be facing his toughest election yet.