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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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Open Society Voices

Mexico’s #MeToo Moment

April 15, 2019 Estefanía Vela Barba

Women throughout Mexico are sharing their own stories of harassment and assault. It’s time we listened to them.

Jokes for Justice in Latin America

March 29, 2019 Felipe Cala

What role can humor play in promoting open society? In this video, Open Society Foundations grantees, staff, and partners explore how comedians and activists in Latin America use comedy to support human rights and democracy.

International Prosecutors Fought Corruption in Guatemala. Now They’ve Been Ordered Out

January 10, 2019 Eric Witte

The United States is acquiescing in the destruction of one of the few institutions that has shown success in targeting the main causes of Guatemala’s dysfunction.