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Part of a roundtable reflecting on the death and legacy of dictator Ríos Montt. Read the rest here.
Former Guatemalan Dictator José Efraín Ríos Montt died on April 1. Five Guatemala experts weigh in on his life and the legacy of ethnic cleansing he leaves behind.
Peruvian President Kuczynski’s humanitarian pardon for Alberto Fujimori, who was serving a 25-year sentence for human rights violations, was a quid pro quo to avoid impeachment. Can it be revoked?
From Standing Rock to Yanacocha: Criminalizing environmental activism in the Americas.
The “pink tide” passed by Mexico. However, the emergence of new social and political movements may represent a beacon of hope to revive the region’s Left.
Beyond trying to fix the migrant detention regime with incremental reforms, migrant rights’ activists should demand the detention regime be scrapped all together.
Recent attacks on members of the Civil Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras (COPINH) have not altered the U.S. decision to send the country its full funding package.
As Colombia’s youth take the streets to move the country toward reconciliation—calling themselves Generation Peace—a personal reflection on the responsibility of older generations of Colombians
What can we learn from analyzing data around organizing and media responses to the Ayotzinapa case? Part two in our series on Ayotzinapa after two years.
Cristina Bautista, the mother of Benjamín, one of the missing Ayotzinapa students, opens NACLA’s series commemorating two years since the disappearance of the 43.