Category: Dispatches

Fuego en Argentina: incendios en el delta del Paraná son amenaza para la vida

Read the story in English here. El domingo, 23 de agosto, alrededor de las 3 p.m., el fuego llegó a la casa de Fabián Ros, 53. Hasta ese día, él […] Read More >

Fires in Argentina: Wildfires in the Paraná Delta Threaten Lives 

Lee la historia en español aquí. On Sunday, Aug. 23, around 3 p.m., a wildfire reached Fabián Ros’ house. Until that day, the 53-year-old and his wife, Viviana, had seen […] Read More >

Demands for Land and Housing Continue After Guernica Eviction

This story was co-published with NACLA.  José Iza’s cell phone won’t stop ringing. It is the week after the eviction of the Guernica occupation. He has been following up with […] Read More >

Venezuela’s “Revolving Door” of Political Prisoners

The story of Antonia Turbay’s arrest goes back to April 2002. She lived in La Florida, in Caracas, Venezuela. Her neighbor was Iván Simonovis, the then secretary of the police […] Read More >

Growing Vegetable Patches in Havana: Necessity Turned Virtue

This story was published as part of Climate Tracker‘s Global Mentorship for Young Media Professionals. Almost every inch of land is blanketed by fruits and vegetables has been taken: soursop trees, guava, […] Read More >

Amid Multiple Crises, a Remote Mexican Town Faces Threats of Illegal Mining Concessions

Los Chimalapas rainforest, located in the center of the Istmo of Tehuantepec in Oaxaca, Mexico, is host to some of the greatest biodiversity in Mexico and the world, and its […] Read More >

Trouble in Paradise: Violence at Protests Threaten to Unhinge IMF Agreement in Costa Rica

As the economic toll of the COVID-19 pandemic takes shape around the globe, the Costa Rican government finds itself in an increasingly difficult position trying to balance an exploding budget […] Read More >

MAS Regains Bolivian Presidency

This story is republished from NACLA. After a year of turmoil, political repression, and corruption, Bolivians overwhelmingly voted back into office the same progressive political party that was ousted a year […] Read More >

From Rebel Teas to Marching Bands: A Year of Protest Culture in Chile

ANTOFAGASTA – Raúl “Lito” Naverrete took a step back to evaluate the progress. More than a dozen volunteers showed up to help restore a community mural celebrating elements of the […] Read More >

Examining Dominican Anti-Blackness During a Summer of Protest

This July, Dominicans elected opposition presidential candidate Luis Abinader, bidding farewell to 16 years of unbroken rule by the Caribbean nation’s center-left. Voters at home and abroad braved a worsening […] Read More >