Slave Labor, Deforestation and Greed Create Crisis in Brazilian Countryside

Escrito por  |  8 / February / 2018

The Temer administration continues to threaten to favor Brazilian agriculture at the price of one of Brazil’s greatest riche– the environment. Progressive sectors of society worry that the rise of agribusiness hides severe labor and environmental costs.

Tillerson in Mexico

Escrito por  |  6 / February / 2018

Tillerson’s visit stirred the already muddied waters of Mexican politics. It did nothing to repair the binational relationship and increased, rather than allayed fears regarding the Trump administration’s policies against Mexican migrants, the border wall, the failed drug war or possible plans to block the center-left in the upcoming elections.

Brazil: Democratic Legitimacy At Risk

Escrito por  |  1 / February / 2018

A shadow has been cast over the legitimacy of the October 2018 Brazilian presidential elections.

U.S Support for Honduras’ Fraudulent Election is a Betrayal of Democracy

Escrito por  |  24 / January / 2018

The Trump administration just helped steal a national presidential election right under our noses. That does not bode well for  Continue Reading »

200,000 Salvadoran Families at Risk After Trump Cancels Temporary Protected Status

Escrito por  |  10 / January / 2018

Salvadorans protected by TPS in the United States were hit with a low, hard blow. The administration of Donald Trump canceled the program, a move that impacts more than 200,000 Salvadorans who have lived in the country for more than 15 years.

“Gender ideology” and censorship in Brazil

Escrito por  |  9 / January / 2018

Far-right and evangelical fundamentalist groups are censoring art exhibitions in Brazil, based on an extreme-right ‘gender ideology’.

Open Borders and Trump’s False Narrative

Escrito por  |  5 / January / 2018

Instead of demonizing the idea of open borders, it’s time to embrace it, to demonstrate with facts the benefits of migration and migrants, in addition to remedying the causes of forced migration. To do this we have to understand what worked about the Trump narrative as we reject it, and propose alternatives, in addition to denying the lies.