Opinion & Analysis

October 2, 2018

A 2002 discussion with Raúl Álvarez Garín, a survivor of the 1968 student massacre, on the ongoing legacy of state impunity in Mexico

October 1, 2018

Will president elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) bring justice to the families who were detained, disappeared, and killed during Mexico’s dirty war? He could start with the Cabañas family.

September 28, 2018

Coal mining in La Guajira, Colombia, has caused widespread devastation—physical, environmental, and cultural—for Indigenous and Afro-descendant communities. It is time for it to end.

September 28, 2018

La minería de carbón en La Guajira, Colombia, ha causado gran devastación—física, ambiental, y cultural—para las comunidades Indígenas y Afrodescendientes. Es hora de que acabe.

September 27, 2018

The recent approval of a new oil concession in Ecuador fails to fulfill Indigenous rights enshrined in the country’s 2008 Constitution

September 24, 2018

Many reports on the situation in Nicaragua have failed to capture the complexity of the crisis

 

September 21, 2018

A year since the Sept. 19 earthquakes roiled Mexico, homeless communities fight for their rights to habitable housing.

September 18, 2018

The electoral victory of Andrés Manuel López Obrador has unleashed high hopes among progressives. But a look at his infrastructure policies raises deep concerns about his willingness to end neoliberal politics in Mexico.

 

September 17, 2018

While Cuba’s constitutional reform could help democratize the country, a new recently-enacted decree could lead to increased governmental censorship and repression in the arts.

September 17, 2018

Examining the disappearance of 43 students in southern Mexico four years ago can lead to only one conclusion: culpability lies with the Mexican state.

September 14, 2018

Cuba’s new constitution should do more than merely ban discrimination; it should establish more proactive measures to recognize diversity and advance equality. This is the first installment in NACLA's forum on Cuba’s constitutional reform.

September 13, 2018

On the eve of the 50th anniversary of the 1968 Tlatelolco student massacre, another student uprising at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) takes shape.

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