A chaotic, dysfunctional system awaits young refugees entering Europe alone, pushing many of them onto the street or into forced labor.
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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.
Mexico’s top court wields considerable influence, yet the process of selecting and approving its judges remains opaque.
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.
A polarized region with ample potential, Latin America will be transformed in the coming years. A group of stakeholders envisioned what its possible futures might look like.
Bit by bit, Latin American countries are legalizing access to abortion. But all to often, women find it next to impossible to exercise those rights.
Recently, the Supreme Court of Mexico issued several forceful rulings on how courts should deal with torture allegations. But whether the courts will act on the rulings remains an open question.
The region of the world with the highest murder rates isn’t tracking those crimes effectively. Doing so could help turn the tide.
Why has there been so little criminal accountability for past killings, disappearances, and torture in the Mexican state of Guerrero?
Latin American signatories to a groundbreaking resolution vow to provide pain medication, psychological services, and other support to dying patients.
Miguel Ángel Jiménez Blanco, who led searches to find unmarked graves and identify the remains of those who have disappeared in Mexico's Guerrero state, was found shot to death.