Opinion & Analysis

November 29, 2017

After the peace accord, can the Colombian government incentivize coca planters to cultivate other crops? Not if they don’t address the inequality and land grabbing that prompted them to start growing coca in the first place.

November 27, 2017

A disturbing new proposal by members of Guatemala’ Congress could give blanket amnesty to military members for committing war crimes.

November 24, 2017

An interview with Dr. Jorge Pérez Ávila, former sanatorium director and renowned HIV expert, and medical anthropologist and activist Alfredo González, on Cuba’s controversial sanatorium system.

November 16, 2017

After decades in limbo, the Trump administration threatens to end Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for over 300,000 immigrants. It’s time instead to grant them citizenship.

November 8, 2017

How favela residents in Rio are fighting back against threats of eviction by forging new identities based on ecological preservation.

November 6, 2017

Mauricio Macri’s center-right party, Cambiemos, had a robust showing in October’s midterm elections. What does this say about democracy in Argentina?

November 3, 2017

For twenty years, Chevron-Texaco dumped billions of gallons of toxic waste into Ecuador's northern Amazon. How have communities responded?

November 1, 2017

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October 27, 2017

Five years after the deadly Ahuas shootings in Honduras, a detailed report reveals direct DEA involvement, government inaction, and little help for the victims.

October 23, 2017

Andrea Bolivar discusses how criminalization has affected trans Latina sex workers in Chicago

October 20, 2017

How the U.S. and Salvadoran politicians alike use Temporary Protected Status (TPS) as a political tool—and what can be done.

October 19, 2017

In the wake of Hurricanes Maria and Irma, the Caribbean must escape the trappings of modern-day colonialism and seek out its own kinds of sovereignties.