Human Rights

Sunday, June 24, 2012 - 21:29

Review of funding allocated to Mexico and Latin America under the M&eacuterida Initiative.

Sunday, June 24, 2012 - 21:08

The report analysis (1) how the drug threat has changed in recent years, (2) problems the United States has had in providing its assistance toColombia in the past, and (3) challenges the United States and Colombia face

Sunday, June 24, 2012 - 21:06

International organizations have been unable to secure effective protection
for internally displaced persons as set forth in the Guiding Principles on
Internal Displacement

Sunday, June 24, 2012 - 20:35

An explanation of recent trends in Mexico's criminal violence, discussing the current configuration of groups and how to classify them (cartels, transnational criminal organizations, insurgents etc.). An appendix compares Colombia and Mexico.

Friday, June 22, 2012 - 14:07

This report examines current political and economic conditions in Honduras as well as issues in Honduras-U.S. relations.

Thursday, June 21, 2012 - 17:47

This testimony provides preliminary observations on (1) the extent to which DHS reported progress in achieving operational control–Border Patrol was able to detect, respond, and interdict crossborder illegal activity–of the southwest border; (2) the e

Thursday, June 21, 2012 - 16:51

Covers recent trends in Mexican migration to the United States, and U.S. laws that apply.

Friday, June 15, 2012 - 15:46

Cuba's retention on the terrorism list has received more attention in recent years in light of increased support for legislative initiatives to lift some U.S. sanctions under the current economic embargo. Should U.S. restrictions be lifted, a variety of trade and aid restrictions would remain in place because of Cuba's retention on the terrorism list

Friday, June 15, 2012 - 15:46

Reviews U.S. role in counternarcotics operations; support to promote Panama's economic, political, and social development; and a proposed bilateral free trade agreement (FTA)

Friday, June 15, 2012 - 15:46

This report expresses U.S. concerns about human rights, Venezuela's military arms purchases, its relations with Cuba and Iran, and its efforts to export its brand of populism to other Latin American countries.