Opinion & Analysis

January 18, 2017
Helen Hazelwood Isaac

Manuel Pérez Rocha gives an update on the recent World Bank investor dispute settlement in favor of El Salvador, which dismissed Canadian gold mining company Pacific Rim's $250 million USD case against the El Salvadoran government.

January 6, 2017
Linda Farthing

Pension fund giant TIAA is investing its clients’ funds in farmland and agribusinesses tied to environmental and human rights abuses in Latin America.

January 5, 2017
Hilary Goodfriend

El Salvador’s call-center industry is profiting off U.S. deportees.

January 4, 2017
Jeff Abbott

Two decades after the end of Guatemala’s violent internal armed conflict, challenges to peace remain – from criminalization of indigenous authority to remilitarization.

December 23, 2016
John Ackerman

The “pink tide” passed by Mexico. However, the emergence of new social and political movements may represent a beacon of hope to revive the region’s Left.

December 19, 2016
Bryan Pitts, Rosemary Joyce, Russell Sheptak, Kregg Hetherington, Marco Castillo & Rafael Ioris

A reflection on the ousters of presidents Manuel Zelaya, Fernando Lugo, and Dilma Rousseff—and the emergence of the “parliamentary” or “soft” coup as a new technique to thwart the consolidation of social and economic rights in the region.

December 16, 2016
Louis A Pérez, Jr.

U.S. sanctions and economic sabotage over the last half-century have caused significant damage to the Cuban economy. What does this mean for ongoing claims negotiations between the two countries? 

December 14, 2016
Aviva Chomsky

A growing coalition of worker and immigration activists are demanding that President Obama issue a general pardon for immigration status infractions. 

December 9, 2016
Alejandro Velasco and Joshua Frens-String

NACLA's editors introduce the latest print issue, Right Turn: The New and the Old in Latin America's Right-Wing Revival.

December 8, 2016
Samantha Pineda

El Salvador’s total ban on abortion has horrific consequences for tens of thousands of Salvadoran women. Feminist movements are demanding reforms, while conservatives promise harsher sentences. 

December 7, 2016
Linda Farthing, Christy Thornton, Alexander Main, and Joseph Nevins

From the NACLA Report's Winter issue: How can solidarity activists in the U.S. continue—and in many cases reshape—the discussion about U.S. and Latin America over the next four years?

December 5, 2016
Ana Dopico

Fidel’s legend, his image, his words and power were so enormously decisive in shaping my destiny that his death opens a time of remembering and reckoning.

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