News & Analysis

April 4, 2022

On Mexico’s Pacific coast, the government and businesses are trying to legalize a huge area of illegally-cultivated oil palm by reducing the size of an environmental reserve.

April 2, 2022

Following a new report, families of the 43 students criticized the government of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador for failing to follow through on promises to finally solve the case.

April 1, 2022

With second round presidential elections on April 3, the country faces high levels of voter abstention, an increasingly right-wing Congress, and a choice between two candidates ringed by controversy.

March 30, 2022

Activists from Brazil’s urban peripheries are among the hardest hit by the climate crisis, and they are becoming increasingly active in the fight against it.

March 29, 2022

After a record-breaking presidential primary, the Colombian Left has a fighting chance at winning the top office and challenging the legacy of the country's most powerful politician.

March 24, 2022

From strengthening their bonds with their readers to redefining their workflows, newsrooms in the region are determined to keep their editorial work going despite media monopolies, and organizational or financial challenges.

March 23, 2022

En Colombia, el candidato que lidera las encuestas tiene una tarea clave: canalizar el estallido social hacia un apoyo en las urnas.

March 21, 2022

Members of Colombia's Emberá community, many of whom are victims of conflict, have camped for months in Colombia's capital to generate attention and demand change.

March 19, 2022

For a Venezuelan artist, photography offers a democratic means of expression and experimentation from differing viewpoints.

March 19, 2022

Para una artista venezolana, la fotografía ofrece un medio democrático de expresión y experimentación desde distintas disidencias.

March 18, 2022

The militarized war on drugs, strict U.S. immigration policy, maquiladora development, and misogyny are all part of the cocktail fueling cycles of crime and abuse in a violent border city.

March 16, 2022

Beyond polarized interpretations, revisiting Chavismo’s long origins and many mutations reveals a political project marked more by adaptation and contradiction than by rigid ideological lines.

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