Opinion & Analysis

September 28, 2017
Bronwyn Scott-McCharen

Brutal cuts in government funding for scientific and academic research are a devastating, though lesser known, part of the neoliberal agenda in Latin America.

September 26, 2017
Marisol LeBrón

How reconsidering the history of policing in Puerto Rico complicates our understandings of the island's colonial relationship with the United States

September 26, 2017
Dawn Paley

"The government, after they disappeared the 43, they tried to say it was an isolated case, and we screamed ‘no!’ It isn’t an isolated case, it is systematic. It happens many times a day in different parts of the country."

September 25, 2017
Pablo Piccato

Civil society and volunteer responses to the 1985 earthquake in Mexico City unanimously condemned the country’s leadership, forever transforming the country’s politics. Responses to last week’s earthquake may be less revolutionary. 

A volunteer rescue worker in Mexico City. Andalusia Knoll, twitter: @andalalucha.
September 23, 2017
Christy Thornton

Many in Mexico think the government and political parties are hampering aid efforts.

September 22, 2017
Steven Cohen

In Season 3 of the hit Netflix series Narcos, a revisionist politics deepens as the show’s guiding narrative.

September 19, 2017
Laura Weiss & Alejandro Velasco

Across the region, violence continues to spiral. What can be done?

September 19, 2017
Jadwiga E. Pieper Mooney

A new law legalizes abortion in limited cases – reversing a Pinochet-era ban on all abortions. But reproductive rights in Chile have a long way to go.

September 18, 2017
Patrick Timmons

The latest murder of a journalist from Mexico’s Tierra Caliente region sheds light on a cycle of violence.

September 15, 2017
Kevin Edmonds

From climate change to dependence on tourism, the Caribbean today faces a variety of existential threats. 

September 14, 2017
Helen Hazelwood Isaac, Melissa García Vélez, and Marlen Fernández

Youth immigrant activists Melissa García Veléz and Marlen Fernández return to NACLA Radio in a special episode following the Trump administration's announcement that it will rescind DACA.

September 11, 2017
Sarah Fouts

After Hurricane Katrina, Latinx workers were exploited and targeted. In the age of Trump, as Latinx immigrants seek employment in Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts, the stakes are higher than ever. 

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