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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.
Kimberly Theidon’s book explores the conjoined legacies of war-time violence against women, children, and nature in Peru and Colombia.
A new book traces the rise of Indigenous and peasant demands for a moratorium on mining in Ecuador.
From upper-class Catholic upbringing to opposing the U.S.-backed military regime, a Salvadoran political prisoner tells her extraordinary story of a life in the revolutionary struggle.
Kelly Bauer’s book documents how post-dictatorship governments in Chile have responded inconsistently to Mapuche claims, often favoring political and economic elites.
A new documentary highlights the many difficulties facing an emerging generation of young farmers in Puerto Rico.
María Elena García’s new book exposes the intensely colonial and patriarchal politics underlying Peru’s much-praised gastronomic boom.
Through the stories of everyday citizens, writer and activist Carlos Manuel Álvarez highlights the island's diversity of people and experiences and the failures of the state.
As the Left in power returns, the lessons of the Pink Tide have become increasingly relevant. Recognizing governments’ well-conceived policies as well as their errors is key to understanding the comeback.
Farthing and Becker’s book sheds new light on the violence of the interim government as well as the heroic resistance of Bolivian social movements.