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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

The Law That Helps the U.S. Stop Heinous Crimes by Foreign Militaries

May 22, 2015 by Lisa Haugaard

The Leahy Law requires the U.S. government to withhold aid from foreign security forces that commit heinous crimes. A new guide helps human rights groups leverage the rule.

Nowhere to Turn for Drug Treatment

May 21, 2015 by Roxanne Saucier, Denise Tomasini-Joshi 4

A new report details the abuse, humiliation, and lack of medical care endured by people seeking drug treatment in Puerto Rico.

The Role of the Internet in Building Just and Open Societies

February 11, 2015 by Chris Stone

The Open Society Foundations and others are making a public commitment to work towards an internet that is built, used, and governed in ways that allow everyone to access it and benefit from its potential.

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

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