Opinion & Analysis

June 28, 2019

A NACLA syllabus to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the coup d’état in Honduras. 

 

June 28, 2019

Honduras has been under a decade of dictatorship, its 2009 coup heralding a reactionary tide throughout Latin America. Internationalist, anti-imperialist solidarity is desperately needed.

June 27, 2019

In Peru, mainstream anti-corruption efforts return for a second act. Without political and structural change at every level, can Peru’s weak institutions rise to the challenge?

June 26, 2019

Heide Castañeda’s Borders of Belonging: Struggle and Solidarity in Mixed-Status Immigrant Families offers an intimate look at the impacts of immigration policies and border policing not just on undocumented people, but on their entire families.

June 25, 2019

El Caso Odebrecht demuestra el fenómeno de la captura corporativa del estado en países como Brasil y Perú. Sin embargo, nuevas medidas de investigación prometen facilitar la lucha contra la corrupción.

June 24, 2019

The migrant camps in which children are being incarcerated are concentration camps—and they are also prisons. We must hold these dual, overlapping realities in our minds, as we strive to comprehend the interrelated horrors to which the United States subjects millions of people every day.

June 21, 2019

The results of the first round of Guatemala’s presidential elections illustrate that four years of political and electoral reforms have yielded only limited, fragile gains. Though both candidates have disavowed the CICIG, they represent different sides of the ideological spectrum.

June 20, 2019

The egregiously corrupt—though technically legal—system of private detention in the United States exploits immigrants, lining the pockets of jailers while incentivizing government enforcement strategies.

June 18, 2019

After months of power struggle, Peru’s President successfully challenged Congress to take on his anti-corruption agenda, narrowly avoiding a constitutional crisis. Will they follow through?

June 17, 2019

Tracing the roots of political corruption in Brazil from Vargas to Bolsonaro reveals corruption as a political strategy that has long been woven into the fabric of Brazilian politics.

 

June 14, 2019

Read the editor's intro to our latest print issue, "Corruption Wars," by Laura Weiss and guest editor Jonathan DeVore.

June 12, 2019

Fracking was a signature aspect of Argentine President Mauricio Macri’s campaign. The policy, however, has failed during his first term in office, as the economy worsens under austerity measures.

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