Opinion & Analysis
How favela residents in Rio are fighting back against threats of eviction by forging new identities based on ecological preservation.
Mauricio Macri’s center-right party, Cambiemos, had a robust showing in October’s midterm elections. What does this say about democracy in Argentina?
For twenty years, Chevron-Texaco dumped billions of gallons of toxic waste into Ecuador's northern Amazon. How have communities responded?
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Five years after the deadly Ahuas shootings in Honduras, a detailed report reveals direct DEA involvement, government inaction, and little help for the victims.
Andrea Bolivar discusses how criminalization has affected trans Latina sex workers in Chicago
How the U.S. and Salvadoran politicians alike use Temporary Protected Status (TPS) as a political tool—and what can be done.
In the wake of Hurricanes Maria and Irma, the Caribbean must escape the trappings of modern-day colonialism and seek out its own kinds of sovereignties.
As a 53-year civil war winds down, coca growers face growing pressure to shelve their lucrative crop.
A critical assessment of the historical and current context of Venezuela’s crisis—what's next for the left in Latin America?
Could the origins and code of ethics of São Paulo's largest prison gang offer a new way to think about prison security policy in Brazil?
From Standing Rock to Yanacocha: Criminalizing environmental activism in the Americas.