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Latin America news and analysis from The Nation
January 25, 2018
A Progressive Reformist Is Leading Mexico’s Presidential Polls—and Washington Is Freaking Out
The rise of Andrés Manuel López Obrador has sparked hysterical fears of anti-US populism and claims of Russian “interference.”
John M. Ackerman
January 8, 2018
Trump to 200,000 Salvadoran Immigrants: Drop Dead
The end of Temporary Protected Status will be catastrophic for people who have made their homes here for nearly two decades.
December 28, 2017
Hairdressers of the World Unite! (You Have Nothing to Lose but Your Locks… and a Community to Win)
In one Havana neighborhood, they’re doing exactly that.
December 21, 2017
How Trump Is Sabotaging Cuba’s New Private Sector
His policy is hurting Cuban entrepreneurs—the very private-sector small businesses that US officials claim to support.
Benito Albisa Novo
December 7, 2017
The United States Is Polluting the World and Locking Refugees Out
Border walls are being erected left and right as natural disasters become more frequent, leaving victims with nowhere to go.
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December 6, 2017
The Honduran Government Is Trying to Steal an Election
It’s increasingly clear that a majority of voters have had enough of US-backed President Juan Orlando Hernández.
December 5, 2017
Susan Meiselas’s Redemptive Time
In her new photo-memoir, the photographer returns to the origin of her career to reflect on all she’s remembered, and why it’s worth remembering.
November 17, 2017
These Women Nobelists Are Fighting for Grassroots Activists in Central America
They’re bringing limelight to women-led movements resisting land grabs and destruction from mining companies, hydroelectric plants, and monoculture plantations.
November 15, 2017
Trump’s Cold-War Politics Are Hurting Ordinary Cubans
Recent US measures have compounded daily insecurities and hardships.
November 14, 2017
A New Report Sheds Light on the Plot to Murder Honduran Activist Berta Cáceres
In Honduras, the United States willfully ignores institutional rot and buttresses crooked strongmen.