Opinion & Analysis

April 28, 2017
Pamela J. Neumann

Five years after Nicaragua passed a comprehensive law against gender-based violence, a lack of resources and political undermining has weakened women’s rights and legal protection against abuse.

April 28, 2017
Gabriel Hetland

Opposition violence and the government’s increasing authoritarianism are both to blame.

April 25, 2017
Aviva Chomsky

How Trump's policies on deportations build off - and diverge from - his predecessors.

April 21, 2017
Devyn Spence Benson

In this edition of NACLA Radio, Helen talks with NACLA Report contributor Devyn Spence Benson about her article on racism and antiracism in Cuba.

April 20, 2017
Douglas McRae

This winter's El Niño Costero has ravaged both Peru and Ecuador. Why have the impacts in Peru been so much more destructive?

April 12, 2017
Julia Buxton

A conversation with NACLA contributor Julia Buxton on the Venezuelan opposition's ongoing inability to create a strong policy alternative to Chavismo under Maduro.

April 12, 2017
Michael L. Dougherty

El Salvador has become the first country in the world to categorically prohibit metal mining, after over a decade of struggle against it.

April 11, 2017
Gregory Wilpert

Ecuador’s president-elect Lenín Moreno defeats neoliberal candidate Guillermo Lasso amidst an economic downturn and political controversy.  

March 30, 2017
George Ciccariello-Maher

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor’s From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation is a book that matters for racial justice struggles across the Americas.

March 28, 2017
James N. Green and Renan H. Quinalha

As corruption charges plague both sides of the political spectrum, a slew of controversial austerity proposals from the Temer government exacerbate polarization in Brazil. 

March 27, 2017
Patrick Timmons

How Richard Nixon’s Operation Intercept laid the foundation for decades of U.S.-Mexico border policy, including Donald Trump’s wall.

March 23, 2017
Heather Vrana

A protest by abused adolescents at a homeless shelter in Guatemala led to a massive fire that killed 40 minors. The Guatemalan state is responsible.

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