Human Rights

Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 06:35
Violence against members of Honduras' LGBTQ community has skyrocketed since the 2009 U.S.-backed coup, with 36 people killed in the first six months alone.
Monday, June 13, 2016 - 07:07
Rio's hundreds of surveillance cameras are easy to view on the 85 square meter display in the panopticon-style Center for Integrated Command and Control (CICC) or the equally huge screen in the Operations Center of Rio (COR).
Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 06:54
Reports of violent repression by Colombian police takes place as lawmakers consider a controversial legislation that would violate civil liberties.
Monday, May 11, 2015 - 07:20
Venezuelan authorities uncovered a mass grave containing a dozen bodies in the northwestern frontier state of Tachira, just 2.5 miles from the Colombian border.
Monday, April 13, 2015 - 06:48
The Colombian attorney general says he is investigating 22 generals for their alleged roles in the murder of civilians in the "false positives" scandal.
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 06:56
Fueled by the US-backed, transnational drug war, alleged cases of torture by Mexico's security forces and military increased at least six-fold in the last decade, Amnesty International said in a special report released September 4.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 17:01

An overview of political and economic developments in Cuba, and U.S. policy.

Monday, November 4, 2013 - 11:58

Given the uncertainty and the subjective judgments involved in modeling risk, policymakers may struggle to reach a consensus on border priorities. Nonetheless, a systematic approach to studying border threats may help clarify the types of policy tradeoffs lawmakers
confront at the border.

Sunday, November 3, 2013 - 07:36

As a condition of spending funds for its Central America Regional Security Initiative package of military and economic aid, the State Department had to submit a plan for how these funds would be spent.

Sunday, November 3, 2013 - 07:36

A report on activities funded in Central America by the 2008 "emergency supplemental" appropriation that first funded the Merida Initiative for Mexico and Central America.