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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

Justice Denied

September 12, 2014 by Martin Schoenteich

Each year some 15 million people around the world spend time locked up in prison cells and detention centers while they await trial.

Why the Overuse of Pretrial Detention is an Overlooked Human Rights Crisis

September 12, 2014 by Martin Schoenteich

Every year, millions find themselves behind bars, awaiting trial on criminal charges—victims of what is perhaps the most overlooked human rights crisis of our time: the overuse of pretrial detention.

What Does Independent Journalism Look Like in the Digital Age?

September 2, 2014 by Marius Dragomir, Mark Thompson 16

Journalists and media organizations can find themselves repressed because of inadequate or deliberately repressive policy. Mapping Digital Media examines the situation in 56 countries.

Open Society People

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

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