As rising temperatures throw parts of the continent into chaos, an initiative aims to build resilience to the deadly conflicts catalyzed by a shifting climate.
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A newly released document from the investigation into the 2010–11 massacres of migrants in San Fernando paints a picture of official connections to organized crime.
An Inter-American Court decision addresses abuses committed by the military in the aftermath of a bloody siege at Colombia’s main court building in 1985.
Strengthening public access to information in Mexico should support true democratic oversight of police, investigative, and prosecutorial authorities.
In many countries, governments reward loyal media with millions in advertising revenue and, in doing so, stifle critical information.
After being found in breach of its treaty commitments, the Dominican Republic has decided to walk away from the Inter-American Court of Human Rights.
Recent events have shown that Guatemala’s justice system is still subject to powerful political and economic interests.
In a groundbreaking judgment, the Argentina Supreme Court found that search engines are not liable for unlawful third-party content appearing in search results.
Almost 20 years after the end of Guatemala’s bitter civil war, victims of human rights atrocities are still waiting for offenders to be brought to justice. Their quest is now at a critical crossroads.
Peru's constitutional court is considering a challenge to an executive decree that declares that “all information or documentation” related to security and national defense “is by its nature secret.”
Recipients of the 2014 Audience Engagement Grants cover a range of places, populations, and ways to merge activism with documentary art.