Global Americans publishes Fall 2018 edition of bi-annual report on human rights in the Americas
Global Americans is proud to release our September 2018 report on the state of human rights in the Americas. The report monitors performance in the IACHR and the UNHCR and includes chapters on the Summit of the Americas, the OAS General Assembly, and the state of labor rights in the Americas. To read the report, click here.
Global Americans publishes Fall 2018 report on human rights in the Americas
Global Americans is proud to release our September 2018 bi-annual report on the state of human rights in the Americas. The report monitors performance in the IACHR and the UNHCR and includes chapters on the Summit of the Americas, the OAS General Assembly, and the state of labor rights in the Americas. To read the report, click here.
Since the start of the Trump administration the U.S. participation at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights has started to falter. Its failure to participate threatens to weaken human rights and democracy in the hemisphere.
President Trump has demonstrated an affinity for strongmen around the world. Now that he’s likely to have one in his neighborhood, don’t be surprised to see Jair Bolsonaro cozy up to the Trump administration.
Even while we wait for the October 28 second-round elections, the results for the national legislature and state and local offices already say a lot about the direction of the country.
Trade-related negotiation benefits President Trump in two senses: legitimacy and compliance. After a successful renegotiation of NAFTA, look for him to turn to Brazil.
Despite the World Court’s decision in favor of Chile, there remain unresolved border and territorial disputes between the three countries, all of them products of the War of the Pacific.
Though it's unlikely to change anything, this is the first time the body has passed a resolution on Venezuela. There was also one shocking yes vote.
Does the U.S. deny foreign emissaries other rights denied them in their own countries? Of course not. Then why are we doing it to LGBTI couples?
What’s in a name? In the case of the USMCA, some important, and much-needed upgrades to the 25-year old NAFTA. But as a negotiating strategy for future existing agreements it risks unpredictability.
The Argentine president will likely have to face feared stagflation, increasing social tension, and an emboldened Peronist opposition ahead of presidential elections next year.
Birds of Passage: A new film sheds light on how narcotics have affected indigenous communities in Latin America
There is a common thread across the experiences of indigenous people in Latin America with extractive industries. As Birds of Passage highlights through the story of a Wayuu family, the drug trade is also an extractive industry, with all its abuses and pitfalls.
Business elites have been willfully complicit in the pan-ideological rise of strongmen in Nicaragua, Honduras and Guatemala.
The report monitors performance in the IACHR and the UNHCR and includes chapters on the Summit of the Americas, the OAS General Assembly, and the state of labor rights in the Americas.
The evolution of Panama-PRC relations since recognition, and their strategic implications for the U.S. and the region
While the United States has a considerable stake in the outcome of China’s advancing position in Panama, it must manage the challenge with prudence and respect for Panama’s sovereignty.
Latin America is facing its worst refugee crisis in its history. Will it repeat the EU’s mistakes regarding Syrian refugees?
Host countries should come to terms with the possibility that many displaced Venezuelans aren’t going anywhere anytime soon. Long-term economic and social integration should be the strategy.
In response to government-sanctioned oppression, media and journalism are reinventing themselves in Venezuela
The response to the restrictive policies of Nicolás Maduro’s government has been new media on the web, joint ventures with international networks, and investigative work focusing on corruption.
On Trump’s Latin America Team: Jose Cárdenas soon to be named Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for political affairs at the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs
According to a government source, Jose Cárdenas is soon to be named Deputy Assistant Secretary of State (DAS) for political affairs at the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs. Cárdenas has served as Chief of Staff, Senior Advisor, and speechwriter for the Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs.
Widespread discontent with corruption-plagued traditional parties might result in a historical win for Nayib Bukele, a former FMLN member who is now running on a third-party platform.
Keiko Fujimori's arrest happened a week after Peru's Supreme Court overturned the medical pardon of her father, and ordered his immediate return to prison.
La imperiosa necesidad de implementar reformas que pongan a Brasil de regreso en el sendero del crecimiento se verá obstaculizada por un congreso electo con un sistema de representación proporcional demasiado permisivo, que hace casi imposible construir mayorías legislativas en torno al gobierno.
Ver a líderes de derecha subiéndose al carro de la victoria para conmemorar el trigésimo aniversario del triunfo del No es tan poco creíble como imaginar a lideres históricos de la izquierda chilena celebrando la caída del muro de Berlín. Si la derecha tiene algo que celebrar es su capacidad para hacer una transición hacia la democracia y convertirse en un sector que ahora defiende y promueve los valores democráticos.
China's development banks provide as much financing to developing countries as the World Bank does, Boston University's Kevin Gallagher explains.