Opinion & Analysis

September 24, 2018

Many reports on the situation in Nicaragua have failed to capture the complexity of the crisis

 

September 21, 2018

A year since the Sept. 19 earthquakes roiled Mexico, homeless communities fight for their rights to habitable housing.

September 18, 2018

The electoral victory of Andrés Manuel López Obrador has unleashed high hopes among progressives. But a look at his infrastructure policies raises deep concerns about his willingness to end neoliberal politics in Mexico.

 

September 17, 2018

While Cuba’s constitutional reform could help democratize the country, a new recently-enacted decree could lead to increased governmental censorship and repression in the arts.

September 17, 2018

Examining the disappearance of 43 students in southern Mexico four years ago can lead to only one conclusion: culpability lies with the Mexican state.

September 14, 2018

Cuba’s new constitution should do more than merely ban discrimination; it should establish more proactive measures to recognize diversity and advance equality. This is the first installment in NACLA's forum on Cuba’s constitutional reform.

September 13, 2018

On the eve of the 50th anniversary of the 1968 Tlatelolco student massacre, another student uprising at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) takes shape.

September 4, 2018

A note on Guatemalan president Jimmy Morales' dissolution of the country's groundbreaking anti-impunity commission 

September 4, 2018

As Mexico’s President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador prepares to take office, the trajectory of Brazil’s Left under former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva offers lessons on the risks of compromising to appease elites.

September 3, 2018

Las respuestas de Estados Unidos a Daniel Ortega de Nicaragua y Juan Orlando Hernández de Honduras revelan que la política exterior de Washington en América Central está atrapada en la era de la Guerra Fría.

August 30, 2018

With Lula in prison but leading in the polls, it’s anyone’s guess what Brazil’s October’s elections will bring.

August 29, 2018

The Peruvian government’s confiscation of a collection of art from a Lima museum on the grounds of “terrorism” suggests that Peru’s legacy of violence against Indigenous communities is alive and well.

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