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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

Building the Civil Society of Tomorrow Means Investing in Teachers Today

October 3, 2014 by Trine Petersen 8

An estimated 250 million children globally lack the skills essential to civic participation. To end this learning crisis, we must ensure that all children have teachers who are trained, motivated, and connected.

Mexico’s Federal Prosecutor Must End Secrecy over San Fernando Massacres

September 25, 2014 by Jesse Franzblau, Emi MacLean

Under Mexico’s new information laws, the federal prosecutors are not allowed to keep files on human rights abuses secret.

License to Deceive? A Big Drug Company’s Smokescreen on Hepatitis C

September 24, 2014 by Azzi Momenghalibaf 13

What’s really driving the pharmaceutical giant Gilead to issue a license for generic copies of its superstar drug? Profit.

Open Society People

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

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