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June 21, 2018

In the course of less than a month, seven campesino-Indigenous activists were murdered. What explains the onslaught?

Border Wars
June 19, 2018

Trump’s new zero-tolerance immigration policy, which separates parents from their children, is a cruel strategy to curb the flow of immigrants and asylum-seekers arriving in the United States. Here’s why it’s bound to fail.

June 18, 2018

USAID has funded the Cerrejón Foundation, the charitable arm of the Cerrejón mine in Caribbean Colombia, to the tune of millions. A months-long investigation reveals its community development projects are a front tied to a long history of displacement, violence, and death.

June 15, 2018

As discontent with the Ortega presidency spreads across Nicaragua, a small student movement has grown to include a diverse array of oppositional movements and private sector actors, each with their own political agenda.

June 14, 2018

Ante una ola feminista sin precedentes en América Latina, la reacción de la derecha comienza a gestarse en varios frentes.

June 14, 2018

In Sunday’s presidential elections, peace is on the ballot as a new nation takes shape.

Border Wars
June 12, 2018

The United States has long been home to exclusionary immigration policies. Under the Trump administration, the hardline position that deems undocumented immigrants criminals defines immigration enforcement operations, with ICE calling the shots.

June 8, 2018

Far-right candidate Iván Duque and progressive former mayor of Bogotá Gustavo Petro will compete in the second round of Colombia’s presidential elections on June 17. But divisions on the Left could easily mean a win for Duque, and a threat to the peace accords.

June 7, 2018

Argentina’s Lower House will vote on a bill to legalize abortion on June 13 after a congressional debate opened in March for the first time in the country’s history. Why is it happening now, and why has it taken so long?

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