U.S. funding for security in foreign countries has reached $17 billion per year. Now, civil society can see where all that money is going.
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Though Mexico is firmly entrenched in the war on drugs, it’s not primarily a consumer nation. Young advocates there are calibrating their harm reduction efforts accordingly.
A lasting peace with FARC will require a well-functioning mining industry, which is based in the rural provinces where the guerrilla group operates.
Instead of telling women not to get pregnant, Brazil should be implementing supports for them.
The investigation of one of Latin America’s largest mass graves is proving the critical role of forensic evidence in seeking justice for war crimes.
In this month’s Talking Justice podcast, we look at how a little-known UN commission helped expose the corruption scandal that ousted the president of Guatemala.
Colombia is nearing a historic peace agreement with the leftist guerrilla group FARC, but will face many obstacles in implementing the deal.
Paraguay’s new access to information law, enacted with the support of civil society organizations, has been used to uncover corruption across various government agencies.
Home to nearly one-third of the world’s homicides, Central and South America have become desensitized to violence. Refocusing public perception could help solve the problem.
Brazil’s six-day Carnaval celebration is a striking example of its shameful treatment of black and mixed-race citizens.
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.