NACLA Update—Decolonize the Caribbean!



Angel “Monxo” López Santiago
October 19, 2017
In the wake of Hurricanes Maria and Irma, the Caribbean must escape the trappings of modern-day colonialism and seek out its own kinds of sovereignties.
Mario Murillo
October 18, 2017
As a 53-year civil war winds down, coca growers face growing pressure to shelve their lucrative crop.
Giorgio Boccardo, Sebastián Caviedes, and Pablo Contreras Kallens
October 14, 2017
A critical assessment of the historical and current context of Venezuela’s crisis—what's next for the left in Latin America?
Karina Biondi
October 11, 2017
Could the origins and code of ethics of São Paulo's largest prison gang offer a new way to think about prison security policy in Brazil?
Moira Birss
October 10, 2017
From Standing Rock to Yanacocha: Criminalizing environmental activism in the Americas.
Michael J. Bustamante
October 9, 2017
In the wake of mysterious “acoustic attacks” on U.S. diplomats in Havana, normalization efforts further unravel.
Sonja Wolf
October 5, 2017
The Trump administration’s depiction of Central American gang members conveniently overlooks the United States’ role in perpetuating gang violence at home and abroad.
Moira Birss
October 4, 2017
As threats to the environment increase across Latin America, new laws and police practices take aim against the front line activists defending their land and resources.
Marisol LeBrón
October 2, 2017
How can the history of policing in Puerto Rico deepen understandings of race, class, and colonialism in Puerto Rico—and what can it tell us in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria?
Ed Morales
September 29, 2017
The Trump administration's delay in sending real aid to Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria is a distasteful display of colonialist racism. But it's par for the course: our citizenship has always been second-class.
Bronwyn Scott-McCharen
September 29, 2017
Brutal cuts in government funding for scientific and academic research are a devastating, though lesser known, part of the neoliberal agenda in Latin America.
Marisol LeBrón
September 27, 2017
How reconsidering the history of policing in Puerto Rico complicates our understandings of the island's colonial relationship with the United States
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