TLA article of the week: The United States in El Oro: The OCIAA and the Diplomacy of Emergency Rehabilitation during WWII

The United States in El Oro:The OCIAA and the Diplomacy of Emergency Rehabilitation during WWII In this week’s featured article, Monica Rankin examines the efforts of the U.S. Office of the Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs’ (OCIAA) to rebuild Ecuador’s El Oro province, an already underdeveloped zone further debilitated by Peruvian Read more…

TLA article of the week: Soldiers, Militias, and Tamboreros Cabildantes in Bocachica and Cartagena de Indias, 1741–1973

Soldiers, Militias, and Tamboreros Cabildantes in Bocachica and Cartagena de Indias, 1741–1973 In this week’s featured article, Viviana Quintero Márquez excavates and contrasts the interviews made in Bocachica –a fortified town located ten kilometers from Cartagena de Indias—during the 1970s with colonial sources, and identifies how Bocachica’s inhabitants participated in defending Spain Read more…

TLA article of the week: With or Without Them: Contemporary Student Movements and Parties in the Southern Cone

With or Without Them: Contemporary Student Movements and Parties in the Southern Cone In this week’s featured article, Dr. Indira Palacios-Valladares (2016) examines shifts in social movement ties to political parties. It does so by focusing on three important contemporary Latin American movements: the student movements of Argentina, Chile, and Read more…