Extractivism in Venezuela, Youth Activists in Nicaragua, Minga Protests in Colombia, & More



April 25, 2019
Across cities and rural areas, Indigenous, Afro-Colombian, and peasant communities are leading the resistance against the state’s dismantling of Colombia’s 2016 Peace Accords under President Iván Duque.
April 24, 2019
In the hills of Lima, a concrete wall divides a poor neighborhood from a wealthy gated community, marking a border defined by centuries of structural neglect.
April 22, 2019
Beyond the recent border conflicts over national sovereignty and foreign aid, mineral extraction in the Gran Sabana region of Venezuela is sowing violence against Indigenous peoples.
April 18, 2019
A year after Nicaragua’s massive uprising broke out, youth activists recognize that beyond ousting President Daniel Ortega, their generation must find a new way of doing politics in the country.
April 17, 2019
A conversation with two Marxist economists, Beatriz Mingüer and Oscar Rojas,  currently working as MORENA party legislative advisors on the political, juridical, and economic realization of Mexico’s Fourth Transformation.
April 16, 2019
Miles han participado en protestas y bloqueos como parte de una minga durante un mes en el suroeste de Colombia. Sin embargo, el presidente Iván Duque no accedió a presentarse en la zona para escuchar sus reclamos.
April 15, 2019
In the wake of the appointment of war criminal Elliott Abrams as Trump’s special envoy to Venezuela, a group of concerned activists is protesting his contradictory affiliation with DC’s Holocaust Museum.
April 12, 2019
Demobilized former combatants in Colombia’s five-decade war are facing emotional challenges in understanding and contending with their pasts as they seek to reintegrate into civilian society.
April 10, 2019
New legislation in Brazil threatens to broaden the definition of self-defense, which could allow police officers to avoid legal consequences for abuses committed on duty.
April 8, 2019
The Paraguay-Argentina-Brazil border region has long been home to immigrants from Lebanon, Palestine, and Syria. In recent decades, Brazil has come to see these Muslim communities as a singular terrorist threat, with the help of U.S. empire.
April 3, 2019
In Colombia’s southern province of Putumayo, a group of women is stitching together social fabric despite an alarming number of ongoing threats and acts of violence against them. 
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