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Let’s Talk About Race (in Latin@ Communities)

Bring up racism amongst those from Latin America and you’ll often get an exasperated groan, followed by something about how class is the predominate stratifying principle in Latin America, and a plea to stop applying your U.S.-based take on race to those in Latin America and the Caribbean. 90 more words


Microfilm Will Steal Your Sanity, So Listen to Podcasts.

Over the past few months I have been working through the North American Congress on Latin America’s (NACLA) rather large collection of microfilm on the Nicaraguan Revolution. 256 more words

Dissertation Process

Transforming Education in El Salvador: A Talk With the FMLN's Israel Montano Osorio and PARCEO's Donna Nevel

Israel Montano Osorio, Donna Nevel, and Shirley Lavareda
Wednesday, November 13th, 2013, 7:00 p.m.
Location: King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center (KJCC) Auditorium, 53 Washington Square South, New York University, New York NY 10012  159 more words

...farce? ¿o, meterse en honduras?...

The power of power to surpass its own hypocrisy. From a post at firedoglake.com

Compare and contrast… The post suggests that the police force of St. 528 more words


Words exchanged between Santos and FARC through the media make you think it’s a bipolar peace process.

Is the peace process bipolar? The words exchanged between Santos and FARC through the media would make you think so.

On February 20, during a land-restitution ceremony in San Vicente del Caguan, where peace talks with the FARC failed 11 years ago, President Santos said intelligence confirmed… 285 more words


2013: A Brighter Year Ahead for the Caribbean?

This report by Kevin Edmonds, from his The Other Side of Paradise column, appeared in NACLA’s site. For more articles by Kevin Simmonds, click on his name above. 1,314 more words


Justice and Politics in Guatemala

I recently read an article by Kate Doyle from the North American Congress on Latin America called “Justice in Guatemala.” Doyle discusses the indictment of former Guatemalan president Efrain Rios Montt for genocide and crimes against humanity in January 2012. 271 more words