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Debbie Sharnak’s book traces the shifting meanings of human rights in Uruguay’s descent into authoritarianism and continued struggle for justice and accountability.
Guatemala’s June 25 elections are troubled by anti-democratic backsliding and dominated by traditional elites, raising questions about their legitimacy.
El gobierno Salvadoreño recientemente se desligó del programa de inmersión lingüística Cuna Nahuat, continuando así la larga historia de supresión y invisibilización de los pueblos originarios de El Salvador.
Santiago Mitre’s feature film about holding the perpetrators of dictatorship accountable in Argentina humanizes a pivotal moment in Latin American—and world—history.
President Guillermo Lasso’s Commission for Penitentiary Dialogue and Pacification was a failure. Now, a new Prison Observatory seeks to generate broad-based solutions to Ecuador’s prison crisis.
With Peru's mainstream media concentrated in a few hands, citizens turn to the internet to challenge hegemonic narratives. The results are not always utopian.
The Latin American Left has largely distanced itself from Nicaragua’s Ortega. Still, understanding the shift from revolution to authoritarianism remains complex.
Among the historic ministry's first challenges are a large-scale gold mining crackdown and an investigation of genocide against the Yanomami people.
A preliminary injunction represents one of the most significant achievements for the rights of unaccompanied children in immigration detention in the last 25 years.
Decades after the return to democracy, the children of dictatorship-era human rights abusers have ignited a new movement for truth, memory, and justice throughout Latin America and beyond.