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Before Venezuela: The long history of U.S. intervention in Latin America

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro accuses the United States of trying to orchestrate a coup against him, and that allegation has resonance among many in a region where Washington has a … Continue reading

February 5, 2019 · 1 Comment

Laura Carlsen: Central American Women Are Fighting Extractive Industries on their Land—and Winning

The battle to stop the spread of extractive industries pits indigenous and peasant communities against powerful business interests, backed up by politicians who encourage the foreign investments that convert millennial … Continue reading

November 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

Alice Evans: How Latin America Bucked The Trend Of Rising Inequality

Through sustained networking and resistance, which secured redistribution and recognition, many Latin Americans have come to expect more of their governments. Income inequality is gaining attention. The good news is … Continue reading

December 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

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