Raquel Martin and her daughter Luisa Fernanda Mejía in the family's home in Märsta, Sweden. (Photo by Beatriz Sokol)


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 >

‘Birds of Passage’ Film Review: Indigenous Communities Rewrite the Drug War

This article, by Jacquelyn Kovarik and Aimar Arizmendi, was originally published in NACLA. Read the original article here. At first glance, “Birds of Passage” (“Pájaros de Verano”) promises a tale […] Read More >

Guyana Hopes Oil Will Bring Wealth – Not Corruption and Crisis

By Jennapher Lunde Seefeldt, Visiting Assistant Professor of Politics and International Studies, Centre College This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. […] 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

107 Detained in Anti-Government Protests in Nicaragua

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA NICARAGUA: On Saturday, 107 people were arrested for participating in demonstrations against President Daniel Ortega. Despite demonstrations being banned in September 2018, protesters took to the […] Read More >

Senate Blocks Trump’s National Emergency Declaration

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA UNITED STATES: Twelve Republican Senators joined Democrats to block President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration to build a U.S.-Mexico border wall yesterday. The Senate passed the […] Read More >

School Shooting Leaves 10 Dead in São Paulo Suburb

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA BRAZIL: A school shooting in a suburb of São Paulo has left 10 dead, including the two attackers themselves. The shooters, two former students aged 17 […] Read More >