Latin America

Bolivian Ex-President Will Stand Trial in US Court for Massacre

It will be the first time a former head of state faces a judge in the United States in connection with alleged human rights abuses.

  • Feb 22, 2018
  • 9:15 am

Juan Rulfo, Rediscovering a Literary Giant

It’s a bit of a mystery why Rulfo remains so unfamiliar in the United States compared with similarly popular Latin American authors who have managed to attract wide followings in English translation.

  • Feb 22, 2018
  • 8:05 am

Chile Announces Defense Plan Against Bolivian Maritime Dispute

The maritime dispute is over a century old, dating back to land seizures in 1879 during the War of the Pacific.

  • Feb 21, 2018
  • 10:56 am

Honduras and a Rigged Election

How an election was “stolen.”

  • Feb 20, 2018
  • 4:39 pm

Today in Latin America: February 20, 2018

Former Peruvian president Alberto Fujimori could be tried again, a court decided on Monday.

  • Feb 20, 2018
  • 8:56 am

Today in Latin America: February 19, 2018

After lying dormant for way too long, Today in Latin America is back with renewed energy and a new logo.

  • Feb 19, 2018
  • 2:12 pm

Abraham Lincoln: The Republican President Who Defended Mexico

While Lincoln is most notably known for the Emancipation Proclamation, many history books omit or gloss over Lincoln’s influence on Mexico.

  • Feb 19, 2018
  • 10:46 am

Mexican Foreign Minister Says If DACA Youth Return to Mexico, It Would Be ‘Big Win’ for His Country

He also thinks that majority of DACA youth wants to stay in the United States.

  • Feb 5, 2018
  • 11:53 am

Austerity in Argentina (BONUS PODCAST)

Latino Rebels Radio: February 4, 2018

  • Feb 4, 2018
  • 10:45 am

UNA MUJER FANTÁSTICA: Her Super Powers Come From the Heart

The most visible narrative fiction film that features a transgender actress this year.

  • Feb 2, 2018
  • 3:18 pm

Honduras: The Never-Ending Coup (VIDEO)

“Over the same period, Honduras has seen the largest increase in military spending of any country in the Western Hemisphere.”

  • Jan 29, 2018
  • 4:32 pm

Donald Trump Doesn’t Understand Haiti, Immigration or American History (OPINION)

The current administration has demonstrated its disregard for people from this Caribbean island.

  • Jan 22, 2018
  • 10:42 am

A Show About El Salvador With Actual Salvadorans (PODCAST)

Latino Rebels Radio: January 14, 2017

  • Jan 14, 2018
  • 11:34 pm

El Salvador’s Worst Shitholes Are ‘Made in America’

My journalist’s hiking boots still have leftover feces and dirt from the ultimate shitholes of El Salvador: its mass graves.

  • Jan 12, 2018
  • 4:32 pm

4 Essential Reads About El Salvador

Shedding some light on the country’s complex crime problem. Spoiler: It’s not just about the gangs.

  • Jan 11, 2018
  • 5:41 pm

This Is What DHS Said About Terminating TPS for El Salvador Today

“The Department of Homeland Security has conducted extensive outreach to Salvadoran communities throughout the country.”

  • Jan 8, 2018
  • 11:55 am

The Mapuches of Chile (PODCAST)

Latino Rebels Radio: January 7, 2018

  • Jan 7, 2018
  • 1:47 pm

NARCOS y el fármaco-imperialismo contemporáneo

La droga, por tanto, no es la sustancia o el narcótico con el que se intoxica un número muy alto de estadounidense sino un dispositivo atado a una geopolítica cada vez más militarizada

  • Jan 2, 2018
  • 4:08 pm

Study Reveals Racial Inequality in Mexico, Disproving Its ‘Race-Blind’ Rhetoric

Our new report reveals that in Mexico darker skin is strongly associated with decreased wealth and less schooling.

  • Jan 1, 2018
  • 12:20 pm

Marlon Santi: Aportes y desafíos de la justicia pluricultural

“Para el futuro latinoamericano y para el futuro de muchos países en otros continentes, el caso Sarayaku da un precedente jurídico”.

  • Jan 1, 2018
  • 11:00 am

Sabine Bouchat: Un testimonio de vida entre mundos

“Yo me llamo Sabine Bouchat y soy de Bélgica. Estoy casada desde hace casi 28 años con José Gualinga y hemos tenido dos hijos que ya son grandes”.

  • Jan 1, 2018
  • 10:40 am