Forrest Hylton

Forrest Hylton is visiting professor of history at the graduate school at the Universidade Federal da Bahia. He taught for four years at the Universidad Nacional de Colombia in Medellín as well as three years at the Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá. He is the author of Evil Hour in Colombia (Verso, 2006), and has written about Colombia for New Left Review, Nueva Sociedad (Buenos Aires), London Review of Books, Historical Materialism, Against the Current, Nacla Report on the Americas – and, last but certainly not least, CounterPunch.

Saving Victor Peña

An Historian in History: Staughton Lynd (1929-2022)

Goodbye Pork Pie Hat: Mike Davis, 1946-2022

Bolivia’s Coup Government: a Far-Right Horror Show

Colombia Diary: Higher Ed Under Threat

Colombia Diary: Under Heavy Manners

Medellín Diary: Remembering Our Dead

Medellín Diary: The Hermeneutics of Tear Gas

Evil Hour

Change Colombians Can Believe In?

Students as Spies

The Culture of Cocaine

The Threat of Peace in Colombia

Reactionary Rampage

High Stakes in the Andes

Political Murder in Puerto Rico

Stalemate in Bolivia

Bolivia’s Agony of the Stalemate Continues

Bolivia: the Agony of Stalemate

Bush and Uribe at the Beach

At a Loss

“The Gas is Ours”

Bolivia a Year After the October Insurrection

"Popular Participation" in Bolivia’s Gas Referendum*

September 11, July 4 and Systematic Torture

Object Lessons from the Case of Francisco Cortés

All Quiet on the Southern Front?

Empire and Revolution in Bolivia

Popular Insurrection and National Revolution in Bolivia

"Like Animals They Kill

Upheaval in Bolivia

Rumsfeld Does Bogota

Terrorism and Political Trials

Medellin, Life Under Paramilitary Occupation

Business as Usual in Bolivia?

Working Class Revolt in Bolivia

The Bolivian Blockades in Historical Context

Left Turns in South America

The Prisoner, the President and the Mafia