Messy quest for justice

Peru offers valuable insights into the many contradicitons and tensions at the heart of untidy and incomplete processes of transitional justice

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The prostitute as political subject

Perceptions of prostitution and policy responses to it have played an important role in shaping Cuba's political evolution – and ultimately its identity

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Death as a way of life

For Guatemala's youth gangs, cohabitation with violent death comprehensively invades the subjectivity of everyday life

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Women who broke their chains

A pioneering effort to tell the untold story of how enslaved women in Cuba and Brazil contributed to the process of abolition

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Mariátegui’s revolutionary poetics

José Carlos Mariátegui used a new language to define modernity during an intellectual revolution in Peru

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LatAmRoB, Volume 8, Number 2

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The sound of damage

A study of Cuban composer Emilio Grenet helps to illustrate the profound damage done by the continued US embargo

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A revolutionary paradox

A literary-critical analysis of the Cuban writer Reinaldo Arenas provides valuable insights into the relationship between sexual politics, art and revolution

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People’s history at its best

Cultural diversity thrived on both sides of the US-Mexican border in the heady atmosphere of revolution

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Independence matters

Independence matters

An updated history of independence reminds us how Latin American states are still battling to be rid of imperialism

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