Commemorating the Honduran Coup, Corruption in Peru, Political Unrest in Brazil, & More


Dear Naclistas,

As we share the most recent articles published on, including several open access articles from the summer issue of the Report, we want to remind you about NACLA's summer fundraising campaign, which began last week. Thank you to all those who have donated and helped to spread the word. We look forward providing the same level of high quality coverage of news and events from around the region.

Thank you as well to those who submitted their pitch for our upcoming 'Radical Cities' issue in collaboration with NYU's Urban Democracy Lab. On another note, the Call for Pitches for NACLA's Caribbean Reporting Grant has been extended to July 31

Continue reading below:


July 1, 2019
Critics of Operation Car Wash have had reason to suspect the political motivations behind the judicial inquiry for some time. Revelations from The Intercept now provide proof.
June 28, 2019
A decade later, U.S. resolve to greenlight and back the coup d'état in Honduras remains one of the most shameful U.S. foreign policy decisions in recent memory. 
June 28, 2019
A NACLA syllabus to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the coup d’état in Honduras. 
June 28, 2019
Honduras has been under a decade of dictatorship, its 2009 coup heralding a reactionary tide throughout Latin America. Internationalist, anti-imperialist solidarity is desperately needed.
June 27, 2019
In Peru, mainstream anti-corruption efforts return for a second act. Without political and structural change at every level, can Peru’s weak institutions rise to the challenge?
June 26, 2019
Heide Castañeda’s Borders of Belonging: Struggle and Solidarity in Mixed-Status Immigrant Families offers an intimate look at the impacts of immigration policies and border policing not just on undocumented people, but on their entire families.
June 25, 2019
El Caso Odebrecht demuestra el fenómeno de la captura corporativa del estado en países como Brasil y Perú. Sin embargo, nuevas medidas de investigación prometen facilitar la lucha contra la corrupción.
June 21, 2019

The results of the first round of Guatemala’s presidential elections illustrate that four years of political and electoral reforms have yielded only limited, fragile gains. Though both candidates have disavowed the CICIG, they represent different sides of the ideological spectrum.

June 20, 2019
The egregiously corrupt—though technically legal—system of private detention in the United States exploits immigrants, lining the pockets of jailers while incentivizing government enforcement strategies.
June 19, 2019
Millions of Brazilians participated in a general strike and mass demonstration on Friday, June 14 against far-right president Jair Bolsonaro’s push for pension reform, one of the largest mobilizations against his government since he took office in January.
June 18, 2019
After months of power struggle, Peru’s President successfully challenged Congress to take on his anti-corruption agenda, narrowly avoiding a constitutional crisis. Will they follow through?
June 17, 2019
Tracing the roots of political corruption in Brazil from Vargas to Bolsonaro reveals corruption as a political strategy that has long been woven into the fabric of Brazilian politics.
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