Opinion & Analysis

September 7, 2017
Douglas Haynes

From increasingly frequent storms to food insecurity, Nicaragua has been hard-hit by the impacts of climate change. In the wake of Hurricane Harvey and facing Hurricane Irma, we can learn from their response.

September 5, 2017
Simon Schatzberg

Mexican social movements reject a NAFTA renegotiation that will deepen the already-disastrous impacts of the 1994 agreement.

September 1, 2017
Hilary Goodfriend

Community members in the Salvadoran town of Tacuba responded to the state’s failure to provide clean water by creating their own well system. Now the mayor wants to claim ownership. 

August 24, 2017
Christy Thornton

New directions in Trump’s approach to Latin America reveal the changed status of U.S. influence in the region.

August 18, 2017
Noah Harley

A first-time documentarian reflects on the politics of producing Salero, a documentary on mining in the salt flats of Bolivia.

August 15, 2017
Mel Gurr

In Brazil, rural agricultural workers and land reform beneficiaries could be hardest hit by President Michel Temer's austerity policies. 

August 14, 2017
Felipe "Feggo" Galindo

A friend and colleague of Mexican cartoonist Eduardo "Rius" Del Río, who died last week at the age of 83, remembers his work and prodigious influence on political cartooning.

August 11, 2017
Hanna Wallis

How two radio shows in New York City are uniting indigenous immigrant communities from Latin America

August 2, 2017
Alyshia Gálvez, Luis Saavedra, Melissa García Vélez, and Marlen Fernández

In this edition of NACLA Radio, four organizers discuss how the immigration reform movement can evolve to confront new challenges to DACA and beyond under Trump.

July 31, 2017
Nidia Bautista

Lesvy Berlin Rivera Osorio’s death in Mexico City was ruled a suicide amidst judicial irregularities and impunity. Activists are mobilizing to denounce the death not only as murder, but also as feminicide. 

July 27, 2017
Eimhin O'Reilly

In Brazil, Ládio Veron, the son of slain Guarani activist Marcos Veron, continues to struggle for the rights and dignity of his people.

July 26, 2017
Sujatha Fernandes

In difficult times, life histories by grassroots Venezuelan activists illuminate valuable lessons from the Bolivarian Revolution 

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