Opinion & Analysis

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.

May 22, 2019

As the Guatemalan state backs out of court-ordered consultations and intensifies repression of territorial defenders, communities turn to independent research and analysis to strengthen the right to consultation on their own terms.

May 20, 2019

The Trump administration’s recent crackdown on Cuba will be detrimental and counterproductive to the island’s future

 

May 16, 2019

La jueza Yassmín Barrios ha presidido sobre algunos de los casos más importantes en Guatemala, incluso el caso histórico del Efraín Ríos Montt. ¿Cuál sería el impacto de una nueva ley de amnistía para el poder judicial del país?

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?

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