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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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