Arancha García del Soto gives opening remarks to exiled Colombians and students in New York on April 16, 2019. (Photo by Nico Bedoya)


As Violence Continues at Home, Exiled Colombians Reconstruct Collective Memory

In a small classroom at the City University of New York (CUNY), exiled Colombians gathered to talk with Arancha García del Soto on April 16. Del Soto is part of […] Read More >

‘Todos Somos Martha’: Ecuadorians Protest Gender Violence, Femicide and Xenophobia

QUITO — For two days in January, thousands of people mobilized on the main avenues of Quito, Guayaquil and several other cities in Ecuador, protesting sexual violence, femicide and xenophobia. […] Read More >

A 30-Year Quest for Justice in Peru

This article was also published in Spanish in Gatopardo. Read it here.  Raquel Martin sits on the couch in her apartment in Märsta, a suburb 40 miles north of Stockholm, […] Read More >

“This fight belongs to us all.” One protester of Mixteco and Aztec heritage said she stands in solidarity with the Indigenous Peoples of the Brazilian Amazon. (Photo by Jacquelyn Kovarik)

Today in Latin America

Cuba Faces Food and Medicine Shortages Amid Developing Crisis

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA CUBA: Shortages have hit Cuba. Stores lack basics, like eggs, chicken, oil and rice, and essentials such as medicine often disappear for days or weeks. In […] Read More >

Facing Arrest, Peruvian Ex-President Alan García Kills Himself

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA PERU: Former President Alan García shot himself yesterday when police arrived at his house to arrest him. The 69-year-old initially survived the self-inflicted gunshot wound to […] Read More >

Red Cross Delivers First Aid to Venezuela

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA VENEZUELA: The Red Cross delivered its first shipment of humanitarian aid to Venezuela yesterday, just one week after securing permission to visit Venezuela’s prisons. The shipment […] Read More >