Latin America

A May Day celebration in front of the US Embassy in Havana on May 1, 2024.

Whatever Happened to Reversing Trump’s Cuba Policies? Whatever Happened to Reversing Trump’s Cuba Policies?

After campaigning on reversing Trump’s regressive policies in the region, Cuban Americans are frustrated by the president’s subsequent passivity.

May 15, 2024 / David Montgomery

Spanish Women in Science

Spanish Women in Science Spanish Women in Science

Josefina Castellví (1935), Spanish oceanographer, biologist, and writer. Maria Andresa Casamayor (1720- 1780), Spanish mathematician. Margarita Salas (1938-2019), Spanish biochemis...

Apr 30, 2024 / OppArt / Adriana Mosquera Soto

A Toxic Legacy of Mining In Peru

A Toxic Legacy of Mining In Peru A Toxic Legacy of Mining In Peru

Centuries of environmental exploitation in the small town have ensnared its inhabitants in a vicious cycle of displacement, irreversible health damage, and social conflict.

Apr 18, 2024 / Multimedia / Tania Wamani

Dr. Juan Romagoza at La Clinica del Pueblo in 1998.

The Brutal Cycle of US Immigration Policy The Brutal Cycle of US Immigration Policy

In Everyone Who Is Gone Is Here, Jonathan Blitzer examines how North and Central American migration moves in two directions.

Apr 16, 2024 / Books & the Arts / Gaby Del Valle

Meet Claudia Sheinbaum, Who May Be Mexico’s First Woman President

Meet Claudia Sheinbaum, Who May Be Mexico’s First Woman President Meet Claudia Sheinbaum, Who May Be Mexico’s First Woman President

The former student activist and mayor of Mexico City is poised to make history with an ambitious platform on education, clean energy, and combatting violence against women.

Apr 10, 2024 / Feature / Arturo Cano

The Unnatural Disaster Threatening Puerto Rico's Children

The Unnatural Disaster Threatening Puerto Rico's Children The Unnatural Disaster Threatening Puerto Rico's Children

The island’s health system is on its knees. Doctors are fleeing in droves. And the crisis is hurting kids most of all.

Apr 10, 2024 / Feature / Coral Murphy Marcos

President of Argentina with chainsaw

Javier Milei’s Amputation Regime for Argentina Javier Milei’s Amputation Regime for Argentina

The country’s new president has imposed a set of brutal austerity measures as part of a so-called “chainsaw plan.” The carnage is already mounting.

Apr 4, 2024 / Jacob Sugarman

President Trump Hosts Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban At The White House

Far From a Kink, Donald Trump’s Dictator Fetish Puts Him Squarely in the Mainstream Far From a Kink, Donald Trump’s Dictator Fetish Puts Him Squarely in the Mainstream

The American elite has long had a soft spot for “our sons of bitches” like those Trump now befriends.

Mar 22, 2024 / Jeet Heer

Guatemalan President Bernardo Arevalo walks past the honor guard as he arrives at the Elysée Palace in Paris, France

America’s Turbulent Path in Guatemala America’s Turbulent Path in Guatemala

Did the US halt a coup against President Arévalo—and democracy?

Mar 5, 2024 / Stephen Schlesinger

Protesters hold a huge banner reading

Making Abortion Safe Outside of the Legal System: A Q&A on Self-Managed Abortion Making Abortion Safe Outside of the Legal System: A Q&A on Self-Managed Abortion

Sociologist Naomi Braine’s new book on the global feminist movement for self-managed abortion took her to Latin America, sub-Saharan Africa, and Europe to study activists’ work the...

Jan 30, 2024 / Q&A / Felicia Kornbluh

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