Interviews

April 28, 2021

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.

July 27, 2020

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.

June 2, 2020

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.

May 29, 2020

Bolivian human rights lawyer David Inca Apaza on the demands of the protests in November and the brutality of the government's response. 

March 2, 2020

An interview with Ana L. Lafontaine, professor of Dominican and Latin American history, to discuss the electoral crisis in the Dominican Republic. 

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.

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