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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

Brazil, Homicide Capital of the World, Tackles Violence against Children

August 18, 2016 Robert Muggah

An app that records how young people experience violence could help make their world more secure.

Time for Transparency in the Machinery of Global Rights

August 9, 2016 Christian De Vos

A drive for transparency over the selection of the next UN Secretary General reflects similar efforts by civil society in the global human rights system.

Brazil’s Security Plans for the Olympics Raise Eyebrows

August 5, 2016 Natalia Viana 6

From tanks at the beach to jammed mobile phones, the militarization of Rio de Janeiro is pushing the boundaries of acceptable precautions.

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Open Society Foundations–Washington, D.C., Latin America Program, Open Society Policy Center

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