September 23, 2020
Jorge E. Cuéllar

Para las comunidades que sufren la peor parte de la crisis crónica del agua en El Salvador, los llamados a enfrentar la emergencia del coronavirus con el lavado de manos frecuente reinscribieron cruelmente la negligencia estatal y la precariedad de la vida en esta nación escasa de agua.

November 16, 2018
Forrest Hylton, Aaron Tauss, and Juan Felipe Duque Agudelo

As Colombia under right-wing president Iván Duque promises to further roll back desperately-needed public university funding, a student movement is taking action against the deepening of neoliberal restructuring of public higher education in Colombia.

August 15, 2018
Jeff Abbott

Rural communities in Guatemala are rising up against unmanageable energy bills, more than two decades after the Central American country privatized its power grid.

April 20, 2018
Nicholas Cunningham

What could the results of Mexico and Brazil’s upcoming elections have in store for energy policies and the oil industry?

February 1, 2018
Lara Merling

Puerto Rico recently announced they will privatize its power utility. Past experience shows that fixing the broken electrical system won’t be so simple.

September 28, 2017
Bronwyn Scott-McCharen

Brutal cuts in government funding for scientific and academic research are a devastating, though lesser known, part of the neoliberal agenda in Latin America.

September 1, 2017
Hilary Goodfriend

Community members in the Salvadoran town of Tacuba responded to the state’s failure to provide clean water by creating their own well system. Now the mayor wants to claim ownership. 

January 18, 2017
Helen Hazelwood Isaac

Manuel Pérez Rocha gives an update on the recent World Bank investor dispute settlement in favor of El Salvador, which dismissed Canadian gold mining company Pacific Rim's $250 million USD case against the El Salvadoran government.

August 7, 2015
Gabriela Valdivia & Scott A. Sellwood

In Oaxaca, indigenous peoples interrupt the land enclosures of renewable resources.

April 21, 2014
Alejandro Álvarez Béjar

Mexico’s energy reform is a historical rupture with its nationalist past. In spite of popular opposition, it has been pushed through by a powerful elite consensus in the United States and Mexico and by an alliance among all three major political parties.


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