Opinion & Analysis
A NACLA syllabus to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the coup d’état in Honduras.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
Read the editor's intro to our latest print issue, "Corruption Wars," by Laura Weiss and guest editor Jonathan DeVore.
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.