Opinion & Analysis

June 12, 2019

Argentina is experiencing another recession, this time under right-wing president Mauricio Macri, who has once again turned to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for help. Will this time be different?

June 11, 2019

Violence and political maneuvering have marred the lead up to Guatemala’s elections as some candidates attempt to delegitimize the electoral process. Amid the chaos, left-wing parties may have most to lose.

June 10, 2019

As Honduran teachers and doctors resist the neoliberal restructuring of health and education services, educator and organizer Bayron Rodríguez Pineda explains the roots of the mobilizations and the growing people power in the streets.

June 7, 2019

Though the New York Times broke the story on new military orders in Colombia to double kills, arrests, and surrenders, Colombian magazine Revista Semana had access to the same information. Why didn’t they publish it?

June 5, 2019

Bolsonaro doesn't need an open military dictatorship to crush his opponents. As the “Colombian model” demonstrates, he can lean on violent paramilitaries to do the dirty work for him.

 

June 3, 2019

Cristina Kirchner’s decision to run for vice president has rocked the Argentinian political landscape and threatens to throw Macrismo off course.

May 31, 2019

Since the Venezuelan opposition again failed to oust Maduro, extreme elements in Caracas and Washington are increasingly agitating for U.S. military intervention.

May 30, 2019

Una red de diversas comunidades ribereñas en México ha logrado detener la construcción de una mega represa. Ahora, se están organizando para revitalizar su cultura y para fortalecer su autogestión de los recursos naturales.

May 29, 2019

NACLA is currently accepting pitches for our upcoming issue, to be released in December 2019, focused on progressive and radical municipal politics in the region.

 

May 28, 2019

Julián Leyzaola Pérez gained a reputation as an anti-crime crusader as police chief of Tijuana and Ciudad Juárez—and for the human rights abuses that occurred under his watch. He could likely become Tijuana’s next mayor. 

May 23, 2019

Spectacle and internationalization in the battle for control in Venezuela distract from more fundamental issues: the future of constituent power and the unavoidable challenges of seeking energy alternatives

May 22, 2019

NACLA is seeking pitches for investigative reporting projects in the Caribbean region focusing on environmental issues, supported by a grant from the Foundation for Sustainability and Innovation.

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