Interviews

November 13, 2019

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.

September 23, 2019

Political theorist Mabel Thwaites Rey discusses the rise and decline of progressive governments in Latin America, dynamics that spurred the “end of the cycle,” and characteristics of the new Right.

September 9, 2019

Grassroots leaders in El Salvador discuss what they anticipate from President Nayib Bukele, what they demand, and how they plan to navigate the distance between the two.

September 6, 2019

On August 9, the Honduran government released two political prisoners who had been in a military-run prison for the past year and a half for their participation in opposition protests. NACLA spoke with one of the prisoners and his partner about his experience and the ongoing resistance movement in Honduras. 

August 26, 2019

As Mexican activists protest injustice in cases of gendered violence, a new collective criticizes the media’s failures to adequately cover violence against women and urges newsrooms to adopt a gender perspective in reporting on feminist issues.

July 25, 2014

Nacla talked with musician Ani Cordero about her latest album, Recordar, and the relationship between music and politics in Latin America.

February 25, 2014

What you're seeing is a portrayal of Venezuela as some kind of a chaotic economic basket case. But when you look at the macroindicators, inequality has been reduced so drastically that it's now the lowest in Latin America.

November 18, 2013

In a NACLA-CLACS co-sponsored event on October 31, Manuela Picq spoke with Carlos Pérez Guartambel, the current leader of Ecuarunari, (Ecuador Runacunapak Rikcharimui, Confederation of the Kichwa of Ecuador), the historically powerful indigenous organization in the Ecuadorian highlands.

November 26, 2012

Rafael Cancel Miranda is an iconic figure in his beloved Puerto Rico. Coming from a staunch nationalist family background, Cancel Miranda has become the elder statesman of the Puerto Rican independence movement, providing guidance and at times fiery motivation. His longevity, involvement, and knowledge of Puerto Rican politics and its legendary leaders make him a central figure to understand when examining the question of Puerto Rico's independence.  

 

May 21, 2012

In his new book, "Revolutionary Doctors: How Venezuela and Cuba Are Changing the World’s Conception of Health Care," author Steve Brouwer highlights the revolutionary health care practiced by Venezuela and Cuba. In this interview, Brouwer describes his new book and explains how these experiences are a road map to "a new kind of society."

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