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By issuing tourist and humanitarian visas to migrants, the Mexican government could begin to move past the failures of U.S.-backed border militarization.
A new refugee crisis takes shape in Mexico and Central America.
The unprecedented success of Guatemala's anti-corruption protests surprised everyone. But this success has not yet translated to the ballot box.
Guatemala's President-elect Jimmy Morales, despite campaigning as the antithesis of a career politician, is backed by the same forces that carried out some of the worst crimes in the country's history.
Guatemala-U.S. Migration: Transforming Regions by Susanne Jonas and Nestor Rodríguez explores migration from Guatemala to the United States from the 1970s to the present.
Replicating Plan Colombia's failed approach, a Washington aid program for Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador combines neoliberal economic reforms with military aid.
Securing the “rule of law” and purging corrupt politicians will not suffice—only structural transformation (i.e. redistribution) will address the roots of Guatemala’s democratic malaise.
Militarizing security, deregulating markets, and dismantling labor rights isn’t the solution.
Christy Thornton talks to Jo-Marie Burt about the past, present, and future of the historic Rios Montt trial.
Skylight Pictures’ ‘Dictator in the Dock’ throws open the trial doors to the world.