US Expands Influence in the Brazilian Amazon During Pandemic

The U.S. government and private sector have contributed to fighting the coronavirus in the Amazon. Their intentions for the region concern local advocates.

  • Aug 13, 2020
  • 1:55 PM

Pandemic Intensifies Women’s Struggle for Water in Oaxaca, Mexico

In Oaxaca’s Mixe region, the community of Ayutla has been without potable tap water for three years.

  • Jul 29, 2020
  • 3:25 PM

Behind the COVID-19 Numbers in Haiti

The COVID-19 figures in Haiti don’t reflect the reality on the ground.

  • Jun 16, 2020
  • 4:31 PM

Inside Paraguay’s Coronavirus Shelters

Overcrowding, poor sanitation, inadequate medical attention, and delays in testing prime Paraguay’s quarantine shelters to spread the virus, rather than contain it.

  • May 26, 2020
  • 12:29 PM

In Argentina, the Next Generation Finds Its Voice

Ofelia Fernández is the youngest lawmaker in Latin America. Despite online hate, she’s leading the youth movement for the political rights of women.

  • May 19, 2020
  • 4:34 PM

Coronavirus and the Colombian Countryside

Coronavirus has changed economic relations in rural Colombia, pushing campesinos to question extractive economies and offering an alternative model of production.

  • May 5, 2020
  • 1:12 PM

Deportation Contagions

In the age of COVID-19, anything other than ending deportations is a high-risk, potentially disastrous move.

  • Mar 26, 2020
  • 4:27 PM

Peru Dissolves Its Congress, Setting up a Fight for the Political Future

The new congressional scenario has brought Peruvians the great responsibility of setting the path of democracy for its political class.

  • Nov 7, 2019
  • 6:00 PM

Puerto Rican People’s Assemblies Shift From Protest to Proposal

Following the resignation of Gov. Rosselló, a series of people’s assemblies have emerged throughout Puerto Rico to keep the conversation —and the popular movement— going.

  • Aug 20, 2019
  • 4:15 PM

Guatemalan Democracy in Crisis as Elections Approach

On June 16, the country will go to the polls to elect a successor to former comedian Jimmy Morales, who rode a wave of anti-corruption protests to office as an outsider candidate in 2015.

  • Jun 14, 2019
  • 12:18 PM

In Chile, Case of Two Professors Facing Discrimination for Speaking Out on #MeToo Causes Stir in Academia

Once Dr. Karina Bravo began to speak out about the workplace harassment that she was experiencing, the respect and accolades quickly began to wane.

  • May 21, 2019
  • 10:50 AM

In Colombia, Civil Society Fights for Peace

Across cities and rural areas, Indigenous, Afro-Colombian, and peasant communities are leading the resistance against the state’s dismantling of Colombia’s 2016 Peace Accords under President Iván Duque.

  • May 3, 2019
  • 1:57 PM

BIRDS OF PASSAGE Film Review: Indigenous Communities Rewrite the Drug War

Ciro Guerra and Cristina Gallego’s epic film tells the 1970s history of Colombia’s marijuana drug trade as it has never been told before: from an Indigenous Wayuu perspective.

  • Mar 14, 2019
  • 7:56 AM

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