Global Americans publishes Fall 2018 edition of bi-annual report on human rights in the Americas
Global Americans is proud to release our September 2018 report on the state of human rights in the Americas. The report monitors performance in the IACHR and the UNHCR and includes chapters on the Summit of the Americas, the OAS General Assembly, and the state of labor rights in the Americas. To read the report, click here.
Global Americans publishes Fall 2018 report on human rights in the Americas
Global Americans is proud to release our September 2018 bi-annual report on the state of human rights in the Americas. The report monitors performance in the IACHR and the UNHCR and includes chapters on the Summit of the Americas, the OAS General Assembly, and the state of labor rights in the Americas. To read the report, click here.
Direct military intervention in Venezuela is obviously a controversial topic, yet there should be no controversy surrounding the credible appearance of commitment to military action.
Talking military intervention isn’t even a good theoretical gamble. Few would really believe it, and it is improbable that the U.S. would follow through.
Chapter 27 of the new free trade agreement between Canada, the U.S. and Mexico is a step in the right direction against the scourge of corruption plaguing the Americas.
President Trump has demonstrated an affinity for strongmen around the world. Now that he’s likely to have one in his neighborhood, don’t be surprised to see Jair Bolsonaro cozy up to the Trump administration.
On Trump’s Latin America Team: U.S. Senate confirms Kimberly Breier as Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs
Breier's confirmation is an important step forward for the Trump administration as it continues to fill key diplomatic posts.
Since the start of the Trump administration the U.S. participation at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights has started to falter. Its failure to participate threatens to weaken human rights and democracy in the hemisphere.
Even while we wait for the October 28 second-round elections, the results for the national legislature and state and local offices already say a lot about the direction of the country.
Trade-related negotiation benefits President Trump in two senses: legitimacy and compliance. After a successful renegotiation of NAFTA, look for him to turn to Brazil.
Despite the World Court’s decision in favor of Chile, there remain unresolved border and territorial disputes between the three countries, all of them products of the War of the Pacific.
Though it's unlikely to change anything, this is the first time the body has passed a resolution on Venezuela. There was also one shocking yes vote.
Does the U.S. deny foreign emissaries other rights denied them in their own countries? Of course not. Then why are we doing it to LGBTI couples?
What’s in a name? In the case of the USMCA, some important, and much-needed upgrades to the 25-year old NAFTA. But as a negotiating strategy for future existing agreements it risks unpredictability.
The Argentine president will likely have to face feared stagflation, increasing social tension, and an emboldened Peronist opposition ahead of presidential elections next year.
Birds of Passage: A new film sheds light on how narcotics have affected indigenous communities in Latin America
There is a common thread across the experiences of indigenous people in Latin America with extractive industries. As Birds of Passage highlights through the story of a Wayuu family, the drug trade is also an extractive industry, with all its abuses and pitfalls.
Business elites have been willfully complicit in the pan-ideological rise of strongmen in Nicaragua, Honduras and Guatemala.
The report monitors performance in the IACHR and the UNHCR and includes chapters on the Summit of the Americas, the OAS General Assembly, and the state of labor rights in the Americas.
The evolution of Panama-PRC relations since recognition, and their strategic implications for the U.S. and the region
While the United States has a considerable stake in the outcome of China’s advancing position in Panama, it must manage the challenge with prudence and respect for Panama’s sovereignty.
Este sector debe asumir el legado de Pinochet como un costo. La próxima semana, los chilenos ya estaremos de nuevo mirando al futuro y esperando que los líderes políticos presenten soluciones razonables, factibles y atractivas para enfrentar los problemas que tiene el país hoy. Ahí la derecha podrá volver a brillar y destacar.
Más allá de los visos de inconstitucionalidad que pudo haber en el proyecto original, la intención del gobierno en combatir dura y decididamente a los violentistas en las escuelas le hace mucho sentido al chileno de a pie.
Keiko Fujimori's arrest happened a week after Peru's Supreme Court overturned the medical pardon of her father, and ordered his immediate return to prison.
La imperiosa necesidad de implementar reformas que pongan a Brasil de regreso en el sendero del crecimiento se verá obstaculizada por un congreso electo con un sistema de representación proporcional demasiado permisivo, que hace casi imposible construir mayorías legislativas en torno al gobierno.