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Salvadoran Americans have become stereotypically associated with gangs. Continuing media coverage of the issue, most recently of a massive law-enforcement crackdown on Nov. 15 targeting a Salvadoran-American gang in Los Angeles, has helpe... Read more

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The current social revolution is years in the making. Read more

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Hugo Morales

Colombians join a wave of protest across the continent. Read more

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Corrado Scropetta

“Morales was the glue that held everything together.” Read more

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Jeff Abbott

Repression against indigenous Bolivians has spurred protests across the Americas. Read more

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Joel Alvarez

Evo Morales didn’t resign as the president of Bolivia. No one resigns with a gun to their head. Read more

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How the U.S. President has buoyed far-right governments throughout the hemisphere. Read more

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lubasi

As the Amazon burns, the terrifying parallels between the U.S. and Brazilian governments highlight the damage authoritarian leaders are doing. Read more

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The Morales administration’s decision to sign the agreement directly violates an order from the country’s highest court. Read more

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Jeff Abbott

“I want my daughter to have a better life, I want her to walk.” Read more

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Jeff Abbott

“On the global level, these conservative organizations and churches are organized.” Read more

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Meredith Beeson

Many in the U.S. are unaware of the connection between refugees fleeing Honduras, and the struggle there for environmental justice. Read more

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In his new film, director Manuel Correa casts a cool eye on the oddly surreal social landscape of the country after years of civil war. Read more

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Francisco Anzola

U.S. humanitarian aid to Central America has long failed to achieve its goals. But ending it is likely to make matters worse. Read more

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School of the Art Institute of Chicago

In her new book, Carolyn Forché recounts travels in El Salvador during some of its bloodiest days in the dark Reagan 1980s. “The refugees now coming from Central America are normal people,” she says, “running away from something that we helped create Read more

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Reese Erlich

Whenever officials in Washington, D.C. set out to overthrow a foreign government, mainstream U.S. media outlets are there to give a helping hand. Read more

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Ixil Mayan genocide survivors gather outside the Guatemalan Supreme Court demanding justice for their loved ones.

Jeff Abbott

“Reforming the law would be a step back for the culture of peace, a step back for the access to justice for the indigenous peoples, and a step back for the victims that were affected by the armed conflict.” Read more

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Reese Erlich

Perhaps the Trump Administration is hoping history will repeat itself, but so far Venezuelans aren’t going for it. Read more

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Jeff Abbott

Since AMLO took over, migrants are finding much different environment than the previous caravans. Read more

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Jeff Abbott

A president who won office on an anti-corruption platform, is moving to end a United Nations agreement that supports investigations into corruption. The Guatemalan president has sought, and found, support within the U.S. Republican Party. Read more

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