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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

El Salvador’s Sky-High Murder Rate Is Creating a Humanitarian Crisis

November 22, 2016 Celia Medrano

Gang violence is pushing death rates to levels on par with war-torn Syria, and displacing tens of thousands of people in the process.

Nepali and Colombian Journalists Join Forces to Protect Their Peers

November 21, 2016 Ujir Magar

Colombia has made strides in protecting journalists from physical attacks. Now, a group of Nepali journalists is working to apply some of these methods in a different context.

Civil Society in Brazil Is Urbanizing the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

November 10, 2016 Oded Grajew, Maurício Piragino

By using the SDGs to update municipal best practices, advocates hope the UN’s goals can improve life in cities like São Paulo.

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