Opinion & Analysis

December 27, 2017


How a history of land speculation and dispossession in southern Bahia foreshadowed Odebrecht’s fall from grace

December 22, 2017

Rightwing businessman Sebastián Piñera will be president in Chile, again. But a new Left movement could bring hope for the country’s political dynamic. 

December 15, 2017

A recent ruling to end term limits in Bolivia gives Evo Morales a green light to run in the 2019 presidential elections and beyond. 

December 14, 2017

Colombia’s far right is on the attack, working to block peace as laid out in the historic 2016 accords. Manipulating and targeting academia has become a key weapon in their arsenal. 

December 12, 2017

Amid election violence, Honduran police officers have publicly stated they refuse to crack down on protests. What’s behind this?

December 12, 2017

A report by election observers reveals how fraud has functioned in Honduras’ presidential elections

December 7, 2017

Greeting climate-change victims with a man-made dystopia

December 7, 2017

As leadership in Bogotá fails to provide resources for former FARC territories to transition out of coca production, a battle for control over the drug trade reignites the Colombian countryside. 

December 6, 2017

The chaos surrounding last week’s presidential elections in Honduras reflects a rightwing consolidation of power in the country, abetted by the United States.

November 30, 2017

The town of Tepoztlán, Morelos, is at the vanguard of activism against corporate-friendly projects. Its fight against a highway expansion may be its toughest battle yet. 

November 29, 2017

After the peace accord, can the Colombian government incentivize coca planters to cultivate other crops? Not if they don’t address the inequality and land grabbing that prompted them to start growing coca in the first place.