Opinion & Analysis

March 12, 2019

Juan Guaidó has a plan to end the emergency in Venezuela—but his vision looks a lot like the elite-led, violently unequal Venezuela of the 1990’s.

March 11, 2019

Ciro Guerra and Cristina Gallego’s epic film tells the 1970s history of Colombia’s marijuana drug trade as it has never been told before: from an Indigenous Wayuu perspective

March 7, 2019

Despite the 2016 peace accords in Colombia, conflict and violence continue due to the U.S.-supported neoliberal economic model. In order to imagine peace, we must imagine a new model of reparations and justice.

March 6, 2019

While protests in Haiti today stem from decades of economic and political crisis, the current wave represents something unprecedented: a widespread crisis of faith in democracy and the neoliberal state.

March 4, 2019

The conviction of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán Loera exemplifies the sensationalism of the U.S.-backed drug war, and will not change the ineffective strategies that fuel it.

March 1, 2019

In Matamoros, wildcat strikes propelled by AMLO’s election and social media were victorious in improving conditions for 30,000 maquiladora workers. Will it mark a new era for union organizing in Mexico?

February 26, 2019

NACLA Report on the Americas is seeking pitches for articles for our upcoming print issue focusing on labor in the Americas. Send in your pitch by March 12!

February 26, 2019

Jair Bolsonaro’s chief foreign policy architect is combining rabid nationalist rhetoric with submissiveness to the United States.

February 25, 2019

Criminalization and a lack of protection by law enforcement makes sex workers in Guatemala and beyond vulnerable to violence. But one group has decided to organize to make their work safer.

February 21, 2019

As Mexican president Andrés Manuel López Obrador ramps up his “war” on oil theft in the wake of the Tlahuelilpan explosion, will he remain loyal to his campaign’s promise to demilitarize the state?

February 20, 2019

Hace unos años muchos de los barrios obreros de Caracas eran en gran parte fervientes partidarios del chavismo. Hoy en día están divididos aunque no confían en la oposición tampoco.

February 19, 2019

After years of activism led by undocumented youth, New York State has finally passed a version of the DREAM Act, which gives undocumented students access to financial aid. Yet in the broader struggle for immigrant rights, there is much work left to be done.

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