United States v. Nilsen Arias Sandoval
By N. H. Gill(Oct. 25, 2022) — On Oct. 25, 2022, the U.S. Department of Justice unsealed a criminal indictment against Nilsen Arias Sandoval, a high-ranking official at Ecuador’s state-owned…
Survival and Subjugation in Colonial Latin America
Indigenous elites stood at the intersection of political subjugation and cultural survival in Spanish and Portuguese America.
Ayoreo Women and the Sexual Economy of the Paraguayan Chaco: Canova
Canova, Paola. Frontier Intimacies: Ayoreo Women and the Sexual Economy of the Paraguayan Chaco. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2020.
Guillermo Lasso Wins Ecuador Election Defeating Correa Protégé in Presidential Vote
Ecuadorian voters elected Guillermo Lasso, a 65-year-old former chief executive officer of Banco de Guayaquil SA, as the next president…
Peasant Power in Andean History
Like many global hot spots of the twentieth century, the Andes is marked by its history of structural inequality, racial…
Indigenous Revolution in Ecuador and Bolivia: Paige
Paige, Jeffery M. Indigenous Revolution in Ecuador and Bolivia, 1990-2005. Tucson: The University of Arizona Press, 2020.
News & Opinion
Political Landslides: Water and the Environment in Ecuador’s Presidential Elections
On February 12, a wall of rocks and mud buried Chanchán, a small community in the Andean province of Chimborazo…
Cayambe Mitma Sites After Incan Conquest: Map
Long before the Spanish conquest, an invading army of soldiers fighting for the Inca state conquered what is today northern…
Environmental History Reviews
Ecuador’s Environmental Revolutions: Lewis
Lewis, Tammy L. Ecuador’s Environmental Revolutions: Ecoimperialists, Ecodependents, and Ecoresisters, 2017.