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Latin America

  • July 31, 2015 • Features, Print • Views: 1477

    This Is War

    U.S. foreign policy in Mexico & the power of the cartels Last autumn, The Daily Beast highlighted the story of the self-christened “Felina,” a courageous Twitter journalist who made a name for herself reporting on cartel-related...

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  • June 29, 2015 • Faith, Features, Print, Theme • Views: 2253

    Uncapping the Capitalist Shaman

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  • April 22, 2015 • Features, Print • Views: 1156

    Children of the Sun

    By Micaela Bullard An ancient Inca legend has it that Andean civilization was born from a lake. Soon after the creation of the world, humanity existed in a state of savage darkness. Without religion, law, or agriculture, the earliest...

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  • April 22, 2015 • Glimpses, Labor, Print, Theme • Views: 1099

    In Search of Security

    The evolution of Colombia’s trade unions ...

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  • April 22, 2015 • Features, Print • Views: 1066

    Going the Distance

    By Elizabeth Zhang Little houses sat squarely under a cloudless sky, and every sign of human habitation seemed to be shrouded by cacti. Only the rumbles of a truck punctuated the deafening quiet that characterizes a place in the middle of...

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  • April 22, 2015 • Features, Print • Views: 1267

    “Enough, I’m Tired”

    By Caroline Kuritzkes While President Enrique Peña Nieto, government officials, and federal and local police wage the Drug War on Mexico’s streets, Mexican youth and digital activists are fighting a different battle online. Their...

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  • February 17, 2015 • Blogs, Online Content, The Globalist Notebook • Views: 1213

    The Feminist Paradox

    By Amy Xu In the late 1990s, 300,000 indigenous women underwent forced sterilization in Peru. Most of them only spoke Quechua, a native language of the Andes. Most of them came from poor rural communities and were forced into the surgery...

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  • February 14, 2015 • Features, Fringe, Print, Theme • Views: 1538

    A Nation of Many Stripes


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  • February 13, 2015 • Features, Fringe, Print, Theme • Views: 2073

    Morales’ Identity Crisis

    By Vivian Wang The streets of Cochabamba, Bolivia are lined with ritzy car dealerships and greasy street stalls. College students clad in jeans and t-shirts walk alongside short, wrinkled women swathed in colorful shawls and bearing giant...

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  • January 27, 2015 • Encounters, Online Content • Views: 1221

    Siete de Julio

    By Micaela Bullard On the seventh of July of 2000, Bernaldina Palomino Quispe sat on a hill that did not belong to her and refused to move. She was twenty-two years old then, a squat woman with black hair who had already lost her front...

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