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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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The following Open Society programs focus on this region.

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Open Society Voices

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.

What Colombia Can Teach France About Political Cartoons

January 28, 2015 by Maria Teresa Ronderos 1

In Colombia, where offending the wrong people has been getting journalists killed for decades, the power of satire is that much more cherished.

Stamping Out Violence to Make Room for Growth

January 22, 2015 by Pedro Abramovay 2

Brazil has achieved historic reductions in poverty. Now, the country has identified improved public safety as a way toward sustainable development.

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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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The former attorney general of Guatemala and the Guatemalan ambassador to the United Nations discuss whether it is possible today to change Guatemala’s culture of impunity.