Opinion & Analysis

May 18, 2018

A NACLA syllabus on the current situation in Venezuela

May 18, 2018

Elections loom amidst economic crisis and the threat of political violence in Venezuela. What are the possible outcomes?

May 17, 2018

The International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG) has revealed $2 million in illegal campaign financing in the 2015 election of President Jimmy Morales. What will it mean for the country’s anti-corruption movement?

May 17, 2018

The Trump administration’s foreign policy toward Venezuela includes supporting a boycott of Sunday’s elections in Venezuela, hinting at the possibility of a coup, and enacting harmful economic sanctions, with consequences for democracy in the country beset by poverty and unrest.

May 14, 2018

Miguel Díaz-Canel’s presidency in Cuba is not so much a sign that the government recognizes the urgency of citizens’ demands for change in government, but that the state needs a new face to prepare for inevitable standoffs yet to come. 

 

May 14, 2018

How did recent protests over social security cuts in Nicaragua turn into a nationwide grassroots mobilization against President Daniel Ortega? 

May 8, 2018

As an unprecedented wave of feminist campaigns gains ground across Latin America, a dangerous backlash is afoot on various fronts.

May 3, 2018

The arrival of demobilization efforts to a remote, former FARC stronghold in Colombia has brought many welcome changes and challenges to the local community. An anti-peace president in Colombia could reverse such gains.

May 3, 2018

What does one journalist’s murder at the hands of the state mean for freedom of the press in Paraguay?

April 30, 2018

The U.S. frontier as a zone of profit and sacrifice

April 27, 2018

Read contributions from the panelists on "The Latin East," conference and publishing collaboration, speaking this weekend at New York University. 

April 24, 2018

Part of a roundtable reflecting on the death and legacy of dictator Ríos Montt. Read the rest here.

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