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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.

Open Society Voices

Ferguson, Missouri: Not Just an American Tragedy

August 22, 2014 by Marc Krupanski

Around the world, young people of color bear the brunt of racial discrimination by police officers. But they can also help us find ways to end it.

Choosing the Next Advocate for Freedom of Expression in Latin America

July 3, 2014 by Liliana Gamboa, Shahrzad Noorbaloochi 1

A survey of the views of candidates for the post of Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression in the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights seeks to make a vital process more open to those it most affects.

Beware an Uncertain Dawn in the Dominican Republic

June 13, 2014 by Julia Harrington Reddy 2

A new law supposedly creates a pathway to citizenship for thousands of Dominicans of Haitian descent, after years of discrimination. But it has fundamental flaws.

Open Society People

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

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