Carlos Dobler Morales 2017 Field Report

2017 CLAG Field Study Award Report: Carlos Dobler Morales, PhD Candidate, Graduate School of Geography, Clark University. Project: Climate change meets the land-sparing/sharing debate: a study of droughts and land-use segregation in the Southern Yucatan,...

Nikolai Alvarado 2017 Field Report

2017 CLAG Field Study Award Report: Nikolai Alvarado, PhD Student, Department of Geography, University of Denver. Project: Migrant Politics in the Global South City: The Political Strategies of Nicaraguan Migrants to Secure Housing and Basic...

Caroline Parks 2017 Field Report

2017 CLAG Field Study Award Report: Caroline Parks, PhD Student, Department of Geography, University of Florida. Project: The Changing Dynamics between Smallholders and Ranchers in Agrarian Reform Settlements in the South of Pará. This...

El poder del narcotráfico en las economías rurales

Los narcotraficantes y su emergente burguesía, son instrumentos en la expansión de la propiedad privada y en la concentración de tierras, impulsando el sistema capitalista selva adentro, perjudicando comunidades indígenas … [ lea mas...

Videography for Participatory Cartography in a Site of Wind Power Conflict in Coastal Ceará State, Brazil (August 2017)

Adryane Gorayeb, Universidade Federal do Ceará; Christian Brannstrom, Texas A&M University; Jociclea de Sousa Mendes, Universidade Federal do Ceará; Antonio Jeovah de Andrade Meireles, Universidade Federal do Ceará; Leilane Oliveira Chaves, Universidade Federal do...

35th Conference of Latin American Geographers

San José, Costa Rica: May 20-22, 2018 Theme / Tema:   Geographic Research in 21st Century Latin America / La Investigación Geográfica de América Latina en el Siglo XXI San José San José, the...

Lo Que Duele Es Que La Gente Lo Cree:  What Hurts Is at People Believe It (July 2017)

Lo Que Duele Es Que La Gente Lo Cree: What Hurts Is at People Believe It (July 2017)

Yolanda Valencia, University of Washington. From the start of his campaign, Trump targeted Mexican immigrants, framing them as the worst of Mexico: criminals, rapist, and drug dealers. During his campaign, Trump promised to deport...

What Does the Trump Administration Mean for the Mérida Agreement? (July 2017)

What Does the Trump Administration Mean for the Mérida Agreement? (July 2017)

Carolyn Gallaher, American University Historically, Mexico has not figured prominently in US presidential campaigns. The 2016 campaign was an exception. Republican nominee Donald Trump consistently used Mexico and its citizens as metaphors for what...

Old Buddies and Same Old Stories: Argentina and US relations in the Trump Era (July 2017)

Old Buddies and Same Old Stories: Argentina and US relations in the Trump Era (July 2017)

Mónica Farías, University of Washington On January 25th 2017 the President of the United States of America, Donald Trump, issued Executive Orders 13767 and 13768. The former commands Customs and Border Patrol to “secure...