News & Analysis

December 2, 2020

Memories of the civil war in Livingston’s Afro-Indigenous community excavate an untold history long excluded from the official record.

December 1, 2020

Puerto Rico’s Left made significant gains in the recent general elections. This vote for decolonization and social change must be appreciated.

November 30, 2020

Daniel A. Rodríguez and Don Fitz excavate the deep historical roots of Cuba's twenty-first-century medical exceptionalism.

November 25, 2020

Sea level rise is wiping out a pair of coastal Honduran communities, driving people to flee. Environmentally destructive policies only fuel further displacement.

November 24, 2020

David Morales, abogado y defensor de derechos humanos en El Salvador, habla la necesidad de solidaridad y resistencia frente a un gobierno autoritario.

November 23, 2020

Congress suspended the latest budget bill following widespread protests against political elites and their self-serving pursuit of wealth and power.

November 20, 2020

After a turbulent week, Peruvian politics has settled back into an uneasy calm. But the nascent protest movement appears unlikely to settle for the status quo.

November 20, 2020

Decades after being forcibly separated from their mothers, children put up for transnational adoption under Chile’s military dictatorship are searching for their origins.

November 19, 2020

After President Martín Vizcarra’s impeachment, decentralized networks broke through Peru’s fragmented political landscape and mobilized unprecedented protests.

November 18, 2020

Questionable homicide numbers, a murky police purge, and a pervasive distrust of authorities in Honduras reveal deep state failures that enable violence and impunity.

November 16, 2020

A land occupation on the outskirts of Buenos Aires showed the cracks in an increasingly unequal system and the resilience of community organization.

November 13, 2020

Tens of thousands of Guatemalan children sought refuge in Mexico during the country’s civil war, a history often overlooked in today’s discussion of child migration.