News & Analysis

August 4, 2022

Camila Sosa Villada’s debut novel Bad Girls gives readers access to overlooked narratives of Latin American gender and sexuality.

August 4, 2022

In the aftermath of Ecuador's longest-running national strike organized by Indigenous movements, activists now face a wave of criminalization.

August 3, 2022

Despite community efforts, a transnational mining company has desecrated a 200-year old cemetery in Honduras.

August 1, 2022

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July 29, 2022

Francesca Lessa’s book follows the trials of perpetrators of The Condor Plan, the transnational network of state agents that used torture and violence against the Latin American left during the 1970s.

July 28, 2022

Narcotrafficking is a bloody business throughout Latin America, but less so in Bolivia.

July 22, 2022

Kimberly Theidon’s book explores the conjoined legacies of war-time violence against women, children, and nature in Peru and Colombia.

July 21, 2022

Activists in Quintero-Puchuncaví Bay "sacrifice zone" hail closure of Codelco plant that poisoned their community.

July 20, 2022

The 1924 attack was finally proven and recognized during the Napalpí truth trials held this year, and reparations have begun.

July 15, 2022

A new book traces the rise of Indigenous and peasant demands for a moratorium on mining in Ecuador.

July 15, 2022

Indigenous and campesino communities turn to strikes, road blockages, and other confrontational tactics to reclaim their political agency.

July 13, 2022

Although an overwhelming majority of Chileans supported the need for a Constitutional Convention, the results of the September 4 vote on the new charter remain unpredictable.