Opinion & Analysis

July 20, 2018

Campesinos colombianos en Briceño han arrancado voluntariamente sus plantas de coca a cambio de apoyo gubernamental para cultivar nuevas cosechas. Pero con el retraso de mucha ayuda, la economía local se ha derrumbado y la presencia de un nuevo grupo disidente de las FARC amenaza traer más violencia.

July 19, 2018

The Trump administration’s ongoing detention and deportation of asylum-seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border has echoes of the U.S. internment of over 40,000 Haitians fleeing violence in their homeland in the early 1990s.

July 19, 2018

Colombian campesinos in Briceño, Antioquia have voluntarily uprooted their coca plants in exchange for government support to grow new crops. But with much aid delayed, the local economy has collapsed, and the presence of a newly formed dissident FARC group threatens to bring more violence.

July 11, 2018

After the elections in Venezuela, what are the next steps for the government and its internal opponents?

July 11, 2018

Después de las elecciones, cuáles son los siguientes pasos para el gobierno y sus opositores dentro de sus rangos?

July 11, 2018

Marichuy never really aimed to become president of Mexico. Instead, her campaign brought together resistance movements to focus attention on troubling realities facing Mexico's Indigenous and dispossessed communities. 

 

July 10, 2018

An interview with two members of the Cimarronez collective, which carried out recovery projects in Oaxaca, Morelos, and Puebla in the wake of the September 2017 earthquakes that roiled Mexico.

July 9, 2018

...and at a crossroads.

July 4, 2018

After an election with 3,400 positions in contest, Mexico stands poised for profound changes under the leadership of president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador.

 

July 3, 2018

It took Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) 12 years to become president-elect of Mexico, making history for Mexico’s Left as his party’s coalition also achieves a legislative majority. But the struggle has only just begun.

July 2, 2018

Mientras el descontento con la presidencia de Ortega se extiende por Nicaragua, un pequeño movimiento estudiantil ha crecido hasta incluir una variedad diversa de movimientos opositores y actores del sector privado, cada uno con su propia agenda política.

June 29, 2018

Right-wing Uribe protégé Iván Duque is the next president of Colombia. But not all is lost: The Colombian Left had its most impressive turn-out in history.

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