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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

Latin America’s Crackdown on Drugs Defies Its Progressive Rhetoric

November 12, 2015 by Catalina Pérez Correa, Coletta A. Youngers 5

The region’s leaders are vocal proponents of smarter drug policy, but a look at their recent incarceration rates suggests they’re not practicing what they preach.

Shining a Light on the Selection of Mexico’s Supreme Court Judges

November 10, 2015 by Adriana García

Mexico’s top court wields considerable influence, yet the process of selecting and approving its judges remains opaque.

All Too Familiar with the War on Drugs, Latin America Offers Advice to Africa

October 27, 2015 by Daniela Westphal Huber 1

At the center of the world’s illicit drug trade, Latin America is well positioned to teach other regions of the Global South what it’s learned about smarter drug policy.

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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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