News & Analysis

January 9, 2020

After two decades of rule by the reactionary Dominican Liberation Party reign, the task of democratizing the Dominican Republic remains a difficult one.

January 8, 2020

In their new books, two veteran journalists detail the U.S. role in the national—and global—rise and fortification of borders.

January 6, 2020

A housing movement on the fringes of Mexico City offers an example of the fruits of breaking with the clientelism that has long dominated Mexican politics to build autonomous alternatives in its communities.

December 30, 2019

Medellín’s flagship public space interventions fall short of remedying structural problems, but for local residents in Comuna 13, the city’s changes offer a platform to advance their struggles for social justice in creative ways.

December 28, 2019

Iniciativas de planificación urbana colaborativa promovidas por movimientos de vivienda y el gobierno local en la capital de Uruguay ofrecen oportunidades para que los habitantes marginalizados puedan reclamar espacios en el centro de la ciudad.  

December 27, 2019

How does a song about the ubiquity of sexual and gendered violence perpetrated by the state against women become an earworm?

December 23, 2019

Within the ELN, differing ideologies and visions for the end of conflict may set a time limit on the potential for peace.

December 20, 2019

Once-hopeful experiments in local democracy have largely succumbed to the crushing crisis gripping Venezuela. What can we learn from their demise?

December 20, 2019

Experimentos de la democracia local, antes esperanzadores, en gran medida han caídos a la crisis en Venezuela. ¿Qué se puede aprender de su desintegración?

December 19, 2019

Under the Morales administration, Indigenous healthcare beliefs and practices stepped out from long shadows cast by colonialism and racism. Those achievements are now under threat.

December 17, 2019

A list of NACLA's most memorable stories in 2019 in print and online. 

December 16, 2019

Professor Keymer Ávila has recently been the target of a smear campaign in Venezuela.