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Manuscript Submission The Journal of Latin American Geography now has a new website to submit your scholarship. Please create an account at www.digitalcommons.lsu.edu/jlag to submit your latest manuscript or sign up to receive email notices. If you have questions regarding...

Student Field Study Award

CLAG is proud to announce the 2016 Student Field Study Award winners! This year, CLAG awarded $9,500 to eight student members: 2016 Bernard Nietchmann Ph. D. award: Seth Denizen, University of California at Berkeley The Vertical Geopolitics of 42 Centimeters...

State Forestry Incentives and Community Stewardship: A Political Ecology of Payments and Compensation for Ecosystem Services in Guatemala’s Highlands

Nicolena vonHedemann & Tracey Osborne Abstract Many payments for ecosystem services (PES) programs in Latin America aim to provide motivation for environmental protection through valuing services and providing funds for local development. This article focuses on rapidly expanding state-run Guatemalan...

Spatial Patterns of Frontier Settlement: Balancing Conservation and Development

Cynthia Simmons, Robert Walker, Stephen Perz, Eugenio Arima, Stephen Aldrich, & Marcellus Caldas Abstract Amazonian deforestation has declined recently, but Brazil’s infrastructure plans continue to target the region. In the interest of sustainable development, this article engages the spatial discourses...

The Geography of Border Militarization: Violence, Death and Health in Mexico and the United States

Jeremy Slack, Daniel E. Martínez, Alison Elizabeth Lee, & Scott Whiteford Abstract Despite proposed increases in spending on personnel and equipment for border enforcement, the complex geography of border militarization and the violence it produces require further examination. We take...

JLAG Editorial Team Statement of Purpose

Christopher Gaffney, James Freeman, Jörn Seemann, John C. Finn, & Eric D. Carter With this statement of purpose, the new five-member editorial team of the Journal of Latin American Geography renews our dedication to publishing original geographical and interdisciplinary research...

Student Travel Award

Every 18 months CLAG helps fund student travel to CLAG meetings. Funds are limited and are not intended to fund the total cost of travel, and might vary year to year, but in the past have amounted to approximately 4-6 awards...