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Latin America & the Caribbean

Latin America & The Caribbean

The Open Society Foundations work to reinforce human rights and democratic governance in Latin America and the Caribbean. Activities focus on addressing violence and state responses to organized crime, promoting transparency, and ensuring international support for open society goals.

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Open Society Voices

New Document Throws More Light on Mexico’s San Fernando Killings

December 22, 2014 by Jesse Franzblau

A newly released document from the investigation into the 2010–11 massacres of migrants in San Fernando paints a picture of official connections to organized crime.

Case Watch: A Step Forward in Colombia’s Struggle for Truth

December 17, 2014 by Juliana Vengoechea

An Inter-American Court decision addresses abuses committed by the military in the aftermath of a bloody siege at Colombia’s main court building in 1985.

Mexican Transparency Law: A Chance to Strengthen Accountability

December 15, 2014 by Emi MacLean

Strengthening public access to information in Mexico should support true democratic oversight of police, investigative, and prosecutorial authorities.

Open Society People

Senior Regional Advocacy Officer
Open Society Foundations–Washington, D.C., Latin America Program, Open Society Policy Center

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