By Beatriz Manz | Chronicling the author's history with Guatemala and the experience of testifying against former dictator Efraín Ríos Montt in the recent genocide trial.
By Beatriz Manz| Presenting some of the photos from 1980s Mexico and Guatemala that the author was unable to submit as evidence in the Ríos Montt trial due to procedural issues.
By Anthony Fontes | Watching the Ríos Montt genocide trial unfold in a country deeply ambivalent about both its past and its present, Anthony Fontes provides a glimpse of the complexities of modern Guatemala.
By Nancy Scheper-Hughes | Remembering her early days in 1960s Timbauba, Brazil, the author describes the rapid decline in infant and child mortality that has taken place in the last 20 years.
By Steve Fisher | Describing the work of Isaac Lee, the new president of news at Univision, and his efforts to expand both the network’s news coverage and its audience.
By Erica Hellerstein | Reviewing “Shenandoah,” a documentary that takes viewers into the heart of a small town reeling from the beating death of an undocumented immigrant by high-school football players.
By Julie Klinger | Acknowledging that China and Latin America have grown closer in recent years, but their relationship is complicated by mismatched strategic goals.
By Wendy Hunter | Springing up around Latin America, conditional cash transfer programs and non-contributory pension schemes have expanded significantly in the last decade. Professor Wendy Hunter lays out some of the ways these programs may be changing society.
Author withheld | Arguing that an integrated health strategy is needed, Dr. Paul Wise works to save the lives of children growing up in war-torn regions.
By Belén Fernández Milmanda | Democratizing and its success — or lack thereof — in Latin America has its roots in the type of party that was at the helm during the implementation of 1990s-era neoliberal policies, argues Professor Kenneth Roberts.
By Asavari Devadiga | Delving into the ambiguous outcomes of two 1990s-era reforms in the provision of water and sanitation services: decentralization and institutional insulation from politics, with Professor Alison Post.
By Jess Joan Goddard | Describing the non-profit blueEnergy's efforts to bring electricity and clean water to remote communities on Nicaragua’s Caribbean coast with co-founder Mathias Craig.