With the body count in Ukraine rising and the government overwhelmed, a volunteer group is working to make sure families learn the fate of their loved ones.
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Strapped with over $70 billion in debt, Puerto Rico is spending more on debt service than on education, health, or security. Services are being curtailed as public agencies scramble to cut costs.
In Mexico, the problem of deaths in custody―and the failure to investigate them―is particularly acute.
In 1998, the world’s leaders hashed out a plan to create “a drug-free world.” In April, they’ll come together again—and search for a smarter way forward.
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.