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.
Latest posts by NACLA
Good Enough to Work: Low Pay and No Rights
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.
Displaced and Duty-Free in El Tamarindo, Colombia
El Tamarindo was formed by internally displaced families on empty, untitled land in Colombia. With the expansion of the Barranquilla Free Trade Zone, the community is being forcefully displaced again.
For Abortion Rights in Bolivia, A Modest Gain
Bolivia's highest court rejected a constitutional challenge to a restrictive abortion law, while ruling that legal abortions no longer require a judge's consent.
Police Repression Legalized as Mining Protests Grow in Peru
An article in Peru's penal code was modified to allow police and the military to use lethal force against protestors. Activist Elmer Campos Álvarez lives to tell the story.
Derailment of ‘La Bestia’, Another Tragedy in a Broken Immigration System
Levi Bridges reflects on immigration reform and the latest derailment of 'la bestia', a Mexican train that offers migrants an alternative way of reaching the U.S.
NACLA-GV Podcast—Latin America: Migrant Journeys
Global Voices contributor Robert Valencia and NACLA writer Joseph Nevins discuss immigration reform in the United States. This podcast is part of the NACLA-Global Voices series, Latin America: Migrant Journeys.
Mexico Becomes Destination for Migrants
Rudi Solaris left his native Honduras because his fellow cops tried to kill him. Levi Bridges tell his story in our series on Migrant Journeys in Latin America.