corruption

March 23, 2017
Heather Vrana

A protest by abused adolescents at a homeless shelter in Guatemala led to a massive fire that killed 40 minors. The Guatemalan state is responsible.

October 11, 2016
Gustavo Setrini

Do recent mass protests by Paraguayan students represent the beginning of a political awakening? 

September 22, 2016
Laura Embree-Lowy

Amidst corruption allegations and media attacks, Mauricio Funes, El Salvador’s president from 2009-2014, receives political asylum in Nicaragua.

September 7, 2016
James N. Green

Dilma Rousseff’s ouster raises concerns that the many social gains the Brazilian Left has achieved over the last two decades could be quickly reversed.

June 9, 2016
Steve Ellner

Why critics of Chavismo are wrong to suggest that socialism is to blame for corruption in Venezuela

 

March 24, 2016
Gianpaolo Baiocchi and Marcelo K. Silva

President Dilma Rousseff’s tenuous political situation reflects the victories of a conservative backlash that is threatening democratic institutions.

May 19, 2015
Nicholas Copeland

Securing the “rule of law” and purging corrupt politicians will not suffice—only structural transformation (i.e. redistribution) will address the roots of Guatemala’s democratic malaise.

April 28, 2015
Sebastian Muñoz-Najar Galvez

Exposing the corruption behind an Argentine soccer team's downfall. 

January 9, 2015
Christy Thornton

Christy Thornton speaks with Steve Fisher on new, groundbreaking evidence revealing that the attack on 43 students in Iguala, Mexico was coordinated by the federal police and military.

December 16, 2013
In a mining conflict country, police brutality under the pay of mining corporations is the ugliest side of community relations. With financial and logistical support from the corporations, the police find incentives to use force. What would Servando Huanca, Vallejo's anti-miner in El tungsteno (1931), have done about it?

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