In an interview, lawyer-advocate Rosa Iris Diendome discusses her work defending the citizenship status of Dominicans of Haitian descent, which filmmaker Michèle Stephenson chronicles in her recent documentary Stateless.
Professor Keymer Ávila of the Institute of Criminal Sciences at the Central University of Venezuela discusses lethal state violence. Venezuelan security forces kill thousands of racialized and impoverished young people every year.
Honduran activist Berta Cáceres was murdered in 2016 during a fight against a hydroelectric megaproject. In the corrupt narcostate of post-coup Honduras, the killing was the grand finale of a campaign of terror.
Diverse groups oppose Evo Morales, but the right-wing Christian figures representing the country’s old elite that are now grabbing power in Bolivia spells a new tragedy, Bolivian anthropologist Raul Rodriguez Arancibia explains.