In the past decade, journalism has become a deadly profession in Latin America. Attacks on freedom of expression aren’t restricted to journalists; human rights and environmental activists have been targets as well.
Despite the rhetoric of the Trump administration, the goals of the U.S. and Mexican governments are more aligned than one might think. Now both countries have to get their acts together.
On the surface, Latin America may look like an exception to rising gender-based violence and femicide around the world, given the region’s ratification of international conventions to protect women. Yet too many Latin American states are
lagging behind in actually implementing these measures at home
In honor of Malala Day, here are 5 girls in the hemisphere that have become courageous and active voices for rights.
Yes, there’s the economic illogic of the surplus/deficit evaluation of trade in the Trump administration’s NAFTA objectives. But there’s also a lot of positive language that outweighs it.
U.S. politicians are threatening a government shutdown if the Congress doesn’t secure funds for the border wall. Weren’t the Mexicans supposed to pay?
Diplomatic relations are key to achieving major foreign policy and national security goals. This Fourth of July we take a look back at U.S. relations with Latin America.
With countries divided at the 47th OAS General Assembly, will anything ever get done regarding the Venezuelan Crisis?
The defeat of U.S. candidate to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights is a troubling sign of declining U.S. leverage and moral authority in the hemisphere, and not just on matters of human rights.
Last month, we profiled and scored all seven nominees and interviewed the U.S. nominee, Doug Cassel. Yesterday, the OAS elected candidates from Brazil, Chile and Mexico.