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