Opinion & Analysis

May 16, 2019

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?

May 15, 2019

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.

May 14, 2019

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?

May 8, 2019

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.

May 7, 2019

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.

May 6, 2019

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.

May 3, 2019

Across the region, militarization is on the rise, posing a major threat to democracy and justice. What can be done?

May 2, 2019

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.

April 30, 2019

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.

April 29, 2019

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 classstruggle beyond its doors.

 

April 25, 2019

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.

April 24, 2019

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.

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