Opinion & Analysis
Judge Yassmín Barrios has presided over some of the most important cases in Guatemala, including the historic genocide trial against Efraín Ríos Montt. What would be the impact of a new amnesty law for the country's judiciary?
Even as a dwindling police force in Puerto Rico raises concerns over increasing violence, marginalized communities better served by alternative methods of violence and crime reduction are still vulnerable to state violence.
Trinidad and Tobago used to be as dependent on oil as Venezuela. So why hasn’t its economy suffered similar levels of crisis since oil prices began to decline?
Two neuroscientists at a Chilean university were told their contracts wouldn’t be renewed when they spoke out against sexism and harassment in the workplace.
Amid the ongoing debt crisis and as the Island continues to recover from Hurricane Maria, a new anti-corruption law in Puerto Rico fails to address systemic issues stemming from colonialism, austerity, and neoliberal policy.
In southern Mexico, a multi-ethnic network of towns has halted the construction of a mega-dam. Now they are organizing to manage their own natural resources and revitalize their culture as native water protectors.
Across the region, militarization is on the rise, posing a major threat to democracy and justice. What can be done?
If we want to fight capitalism, the US left has to figure out how to confront US empire. Generations of internationalist struggles in Latin America can help us do just that.
El conflicto mapuche en Argentina y Chile contesta concepciones de la frontera promulgadas por el estado-nación. No es sólo una disputa por el control material de la tierra, sino que también una lucha por el sentido y el uso del territorio.
A dispatch from an embattled worker-run factory in Buenos Aires, where a militant women’s committee has linked the fight in the factory to the broader feminist—and working class—struggle beyond its doors.
Across cities and rural areas, Indigenous, Afro-Colombian, and peasant communities are leading the resistance against the state’s dismantling of Colombia’s 2016 Peace Accords under President Iván Duque.
In the hills of Lima, a concrete wall divides a poor neighborhood from a wealthy gated community, marking a border defined by centuries of structural neglect.