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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

Death Threats in Haiti

October 13, 2016 Chris Stone

Amid natural disaster and threats of violence, our foundation in Haiti continues working to create the zones of freedom on which open society depends.

Urban and Rural Guatemalans Find Common Ground in Fighting Corruption

October 5, 2016 Alvaro Montenegro

Activists are connecting discontent in urban centers with the ancestral resistance of indigenous communities.

Torture and False Testimony Leave Mexico on a Journey to Nowhere

September 26, 2016 Eric Witte

Mexico's official version of the disappearance of 43 students two years ago has been left profoundly tainted by the widespread use of torture.

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The Open Society Justice Initiative launches its new report on drug-related violence in Mexico, based on three years of research conducted in close cooperation with Mexican human rights organizations.