Since 1967, NACLA has published a progressive, quarterly magazine of news and analysis. Centered around a unique “Report” section, which examines a single topic in depth, NACLA Report on the Americas offers comprehensive, analytic coverage of Latin America.
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21 April 2015
Ecuador's government is trying to close or regulate an army of private rehabilitation centers that claim to be able to change individuals' sexual orientations and gender identifications.
15 April 2015
Eduardo Galeano has died. His book, Open Veins of Latin America, captures the region like nothing else. Here are excerpts from his latest book, Children of the Days.
1 April 2015
Radio Ambulante co-founder and executive producer Daniel Alarcón talks about the radio program’s journalistic lineage, the new immigrant reality, and stories that blow borders to bits.
30 March 2015
Extractivism uses money (rents) from natural gas and mineral exports to improve public infrastructures and alleviate poverty through redistributive policies and has broad popular support in Bolivia.
17 March 2015
A new Chilean law bans profits, tuition, and selective admissions in private primary and secondary schools that receive state subsidies, but students say much more is needed.
16 December 2014
Although a rallying cry for the global abortion rights movement, these 17 Salvadoran women didn't purposefully end their own pregnancies. Instead, they suffered a combination of obstetrical complications and poverty.
21 October 2014
Hundreds of Mexican students were gunned down by their government in 1968. Raúl Álvarez Garín, who was a leader of the national student strike committee, survived.
14 August 2014
Although fishing is a risky activity for those whose livelihoods depend on the water, other forces present a more dramatic and far-reaching threat to small-scale fishing in the Global South.
16 June 2014
On May 16, the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia signed a preliminary accord on the third of five negotiating points in their peace talks: illicit drugs.
28 April 2014
Undocumented labor contributes to the U.S. economy and this contribution would not be possible without a workforce among whom millions have already risked incarceration, deportation, physical abuse, and death.