Latin America

Latin America

corporate press across the political spectrum consistently downplayed one of the primary causes of unrest: the increasingly puni

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A wave of protests in Cuba became the somewhat unlikely focus of global attention earlier this week, the events becoming the worldwide No. 1 trend on Twitter for over...

History Professor Robert Buzzanco (above) says the current crisis in Cuba "are in fact the continued product of a brutal 60-year

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History Professor Robert Buzzanco (above) says the current crisis in Cuba "are in fact the continued product of a brutal 60-year embargo."
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Nicaragua’s deepening authoritarianism has made international headlines in recent weeks with the arrest of “26 political opponen

Photo: Oakland Institute

Oakland, California—Nicaragua’s deepening authoritarianism has made international headlines in recent weeks with the arrest of “26 political opponents and pro-...

Western corporate media have time and again proved to be reliable allies for US regime change efforts against Venezuela

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Western corporate media have time and again proved to be reliable allies for US regime change efforts against Venezuela (FAIR.org, 12/19/20, 1/22/20, 9/24/19, 6/26/19, 5/1/19...

Epsy Campbell Barr is the first Black woman to serve as vice-president in Latin America.

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Epsy Campbell Barr is the first Black woman to serve as vice-president in Latin America.

Since Jamaican American Kamala Harris was selected to be President...

A new report on the murder of Mexican journalist Regina Martínez finds strong indications for obstruction of justice

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A new report on the murder of Mexican journalist Regina Martínez finds strong indications for obstruction of justice by local authorities.
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These transnational corporations have employed corrupt practices to secure large concessions for gold mining with devastating im

Following up on its May 2020 report Nicaragua’s Failed Revolution that documented the incessant violence facing the Indigenous and Afro-descendant communities in the North Caribbean Coast...

Access to Internet broadband is less than 50 percent in the region

The digital economy, connectivity and the possibilities offered by remote work have emerged as a shelter from the devastating effects of the Covid-19 pandemic for many social and economic sectors...

Latin American cities tend to be fairly racially mixed, but many wealthy neighborhoods are nearly exclusively white.

In the ongoing global racial reckoning that erupted after George Floyd's murder, the entrenched nature of racism in Latin American countries is also now being examined.

The media in Latin...

Afro Latinidad

Growing up, I rarely saw Afro-Latinx people on television, in film, or in the books I read. I also didn't see them in beauty. The Spanish colonizers' Eurocentric standard of beauty left its...

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