News & Analysis

August 20, 2021

Washington's principal concern in Nicaragua is not getting rid of Ortega but preserving the interests of transnational capital.

August 19, 2021

Viewpoint: The recent protests in Cuba provoked a predictable slew of blanket denunciations of “the Left.” But we can’t understand what’s going on in Cuba without looking at the U.S. role.

August 19, 2021

Despite its revolutionary rhetoric, the Nicaraguan government has implemented policies that veer away from the Sandinistas’ socialist roots.

August 18, 2021

From New York City to Lima, waste pickers continued collecting, sorting, and recycling waste, even though public officials rarely recognize or respect their work.

August 17, 2021

Over the last few months, protesting Colombians have formed popular assemblies to demand change in their communities and beyond.

August 16, 2021

To avoid repeating the devastating mistakes of 2010, responses to the latest earthquakes in Haiti must pay attention to local activists' demands.

August 13, 2021

In the wake of the J-11 protests last month, U.S.-based experts should focus on changing U.S. policy towards Cuba.

August 11, 2021

Viewpoint: With Cuba at a crossroads, we must respond to recent protests by listening to the Cuban people and recognizing the country’s accomplishments and its shortcomings, its past and its potential. 

August 10, 2021

Viewpoint: Refusing to accept the complexity and plural nature of protests in Cuba means giving away half the playing field to the most reactionary opposition. 

August 9, 2021

In response to recent protests in Cuba, progressive organizations that promote anti-racism and social justice expressed support for the Cuban government, disregarding the experiences of Black Cubans.

August 6, 2021

Biden administration looks to sanctions against Nicaragua, an approach that has historically had mixed results.

August 4, 2021

An imminent U.K. Supreme Court ruling on Venezuelan gold in British vaults could set a precedent that boosts parallel governments and embezzles countries’ reserves.