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April 24, 2018
Jo-Marie Burt and Paulo Estrada

Former Guatemalan Dictator José Efraín Ríos Montt died on April 1. Five Guatemala experts weigh in on his life and the legacy of ethnic cleansing he leaves behind. 

November 27, 2017
Jeff Abbott

A disturbing new proposal by members of Guatemala’ Congress could give blanket amnesty to military members for committing war crimes.

October 27, 2017
Kaelyn Forde

Five years after the deadly Ahuas shootings in Honduras, a detailed report reveals direct DEA involvement, government inaction, and little help for the victims.

September 26, 2017
Dawn Paley

"The government, after they disappeared the 43, they tried to say it was an isolated case, and we screamed ‘no!’ It isn’t an isolated case, it is systematic. It happens many times a day in different parts of the country."

September 19, 2017
Laura Weiss & Alejandro Velasco

Across the region, violence continues to spiral. What can be done?

September 18, 2017
Patrick Timmons

The latest murder of a journalist from Mexico’s Tierra Caliente region sheds light on a cycle of violence.

May 29, 2017
Patrick Timmons

How Javier Valdez’s narrative journalism predicted his own death

May 18, 2017
Federico Barahona

For the mothers whose children have been disappeared during the drug war in Mexico, there is little to celebrate.

May 2, 2017
Pascuala Vásquez and Beverly Bell

An interview with Lenca activist Pascuala Vásquez on the legacy of Berta Cáceres and the defense of indigenous territories and culture in Honduras.

March 23, 2017
Heather Vrana

A protest by abused adolescents at a homeless shelter in Guatemala led to a massive fire that killed 40 minors. The Guatemalan state is responsible.

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