Category Archives: Recommended

The Dominican Republic under Trujillo


The Dictator′s Seduction: Politics and the Popular Imagination in the Era of Trujillo

by Lauren Derby



Trujillo, the Goat. Of beasts, Men, and Politics in the Dominican Republic 


by Lauren Derby



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Summary of Facts: Investigation of CIA Involvement in Plans to Assassinate Foreign Leaders (1975)


Page 70-86 on the Dominican Republic and the Assassination of Rafael Trujillo

Leadership of Indigenous Women In Latin American Environmental Activism

In light of the topic of gender roles in our readings last week, and the topic of Latin American environmental history in one of our readings next week, I was very interested in this blog. It was interesting to see the leadership role which many indigenous women have assumed in order to protect their land and culture from climate change and transnational corporations, despite the dangers they face for their activism.