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Tag: Latin America

Azadeh Shahshahani

The United States has long supported the repression of Latin American land defenders. The tactics it exported are coming to the Atlanta forest.

Katharine S. Walter
Until COVID-19, tuberculosis killed more people each year than any other infectious disease. Its rising toll is increasingly fueled by mass incarceration.
Éric Morales-Franceschini
A “woke” remake that peddles in symbolic representation is not the film Puerto Ricans deserve.
Nicola Miller

The region has a long legacy of critical engagement with classical political economy, helping to change the way we think about markets and morals.

Marcelo K. Silva, Gianpaolo Baiocchi
The Brazilian president’s offensive against universities threatens democracy and recalls the dark years of the country’s dictatorship.
Milli Lake, Marie E. Berry
Some gender equality initiatives help to reinforce exclusion rather than dismantle it.
Kirsten Weld
The dramatic history of Guatemala’s National Police archive illustrates the crucial role of state archives in protecting democracy.
Benjamin H. Bradlow
Jair Bolsonaro’s presidential victory in Brazil is the latest win for right-wing movements around the globe.
Marcelo K. Silva, Gianpaolo Baiocchi
Far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro is within an inch of the presidency. His popularity suggests Brazilian politics might never be the same.
Marcelo K. Silva, Gianpaolo Baiocchi
Brazil has been in disarray since 2016’s presidential impeachment, but after the murder of the country’s most exciting progressive politician, Brazilians must decide whether to be outraged or resigned.
Lauren Carasik

A recent conference made it clear: military and corporate interests will prevail.

Federico Finchelstein, Pablo Piccato

The history of Latin America is littered with failed experiments in populism.

Aaron Bady

Yuri Herrera's first two novels explore Mexican border identity. 

Gianpaolo Baiocchi

Dilma Rousseff's impeachment circumvented the democratic process.

Lauren Carasik

Will victims of the war be served by the call for restorative justice?

Lauren Carasik

The U.S. turns a blind eye on the murder of environmentalist Berta Cáceres.

Gianpaolo Baiocchi

New leaks prove the impeachment is intended to protect corrupt politicians.

Gianpaolo Baiocchi

Is there a political coup underway?

Leonardo Avritzer

Bias and due process violations in Brazil’s massive corruption investigation.

Rachel Galvin

A new anthology creates a new canon of innovative Latin@ writing

Johannes Göransson

Alejandra Pizarnik’s poetry finally gets the English translation it deserves.

Michelle Chase

Renewed U.S. relations may worsen inequality for Cuba’s blacks and women.

Jessica Sequeira

Translating Southeaster, by Haroldo Conti.

Nathan J. Robinson

Eduardo Galeano began as a propagandist, convinced of a single dogmatic truth. He became an artist.

Laura Premack

Brazil's Spiritists, and their hero Chico Xavier, redefine religion.

Alan West-Duran

What to expect from the renewed relations

Matthew Fishbane
Jessica Sequeira
A conversation with Adam Feinstein.
Lauren Carasik

Immigrant families imprisoned in Artesia, New Mexico, say their due process rights are being violated.

Michelle Chase

Leonardo Padura's The Man Who Loved Dogs

Susanna Bohme

Dole used a pesticide that rendered banana workers sterile. Why is it so hard to litigate?

Jessica Sequeira

The journalism of Gabriel García Márquez (1927–2014)

Amy Moran-Thomas

Thanks to the teleférico, tourists can comfortably gawk at Brazil's poor.

Graham Denyer Willis

The failure of institutions in São Paulo has paved the way for an ethic of organized crime. 

Nico Alvarado
Is there any more hopeful and heartening life story in American poetry than that of Frank Lima?
Jessica Sequeira

Guardian journalist Uki Goñi discusses his career reporting from Buenos Aires.

Stephen Phelan

Before In Cold Blood, there was Operation Massacre.

Samuel Farber

Raúl is not the same as his brother, but the democratic movement that Cuba needs still is not coming any time soon.

Michelle García

Uruguay’s government may soon be the first in the world to produce and distribute pot.

Lauren Carasik

Ríos Montt—and the United States—evade justice.

Stephen Phelan

Did Pinochet's goons murder Pablo Neruda? There was only one way to find out.

Lili Loofbourow

Chileans fight back against privatized higher education.

Daniel Lansberg-Rodriguez

Hugo Chávez—The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Gimena Sánchez
Colombia may be entering peace talks, but the changes are not benefitting everyone.
F. Daniel Hidalgo
Electronic voting in Brazil.
Carlota McAllister
Lauren Carasik

Losing Control of the War on Drugs.

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