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.
The letter comes as State considers withdrawing funding in the wake of a letter from nine Republican Senators who claim the U.S. should withdraw funding because the Commission lobbies "for abortion in Latin America in direct contravention of U.S. law."
AMLO’s foreign policy is far from the populist, anti-American rhetoric of his campaign and much of his political life. Nevertheless, his make-no-waves position is fraught with contradictions.
On our sixth episode, Chris Sabatini and Ken Frankel speak to Alma Guillermoprieto, award-winning Mexican journalist, to discuss Nicaragua’s past, the real reason behind the rise of Bolsonaro, and which country makes the best ceviche.
Popular protests are rocking Haiti’s government, and have included allegations of an assassination attempt against the president. Some see Venezuela’s fingerprints on parts of the unrest.
Ivan Duque’s low approval ratings have been blamed on missteps, migrants and a mentor that never seems to go away. But there are structural reasons too, and those aren’t likely to go away after his term.
While Argentina and smaller countries from around the region have successfully improved perceived levels of corruption, many regional heavy hitters have slipped severely or remain among the world’s most corrupt governments.
Could China use its growing infrastructure investments and contacts in Latin America and the Caribbean in the event of a conflict with the United States?
In our fifth episode, Chris Sabatini and Ken Frankel speak to Hunter Carter, partner at Arent Fox LLP and co-founder of the Alliance for Marriage in the Americas (AMAmericas), to discuss marriage equality and LGBTQ rights in Latin America.
The ELN may just have destroyed the possibility of peace in the long-troubled country, not just with the ELN but under the peace agreement with the FARC.
In confronting an autocrat intent on remaining in power, empty dialogue only prolongs the agony of the Venezuelan people. Will the Montevideo Mechanism continue this failed policy?
Putting Venezuela back together again will mean that weak or non-existent institutions in government, law, business, and civil society will need to emerge. International coordination will be key.
Salvadorans voted for a populist maverick as their next president. But low voter turnout and a lack of friends in Congress promise to weaken the mandate of the president-elect.
Just like every major media outlet, RT en Español has closely followed events in Venezuela, but their coverage unsurprisingly sides with the Maduro regime.
U.S. decision makers must not let frustration or enthusiasm distract them from the importance of the Venezuelan people and the constitution. Any role for the U.S. military must be a limited, supporting one at most.
Maduro’s long-term survival is no longer feasible, but the timeline for his departure and a subsequent democratic transition is still far from certain. Here are three possible scenarios.
On Trump’s Latin America Team: Elliott Abrams appointed State Department’s special envoy for Venezuela
On January 25th, 2019, Secretary Mike Pompeo announced Abrams would join the State Department’s team to support Venezuela’s democratic transition.
In the fourth episode of two gringos with questions, your hosts Chris and Ken talk to Francisco Rodriguez, Managing Director and Chief Economist of Torino Economics on Latin America's 2019 economic forecast, Venezuela's economic situation, and the case for not boycotting Venezuelan elections.
Una vez que las necesidades básicas de la gran mayoría de la población han sido satisfechas, la gente comienza a centrar sus demandas y preocupaciones en cuestiones de calidad de vida. Debatir sobre acceso a playas quiere decir que los otros problemas que enfrenta el país no son tan urgentes —pueden esperar hasta después del verano.
La lectura de este libro permite confirmar que Chile está hoy mejor que nunca antes en su historia y que, por eso mismo, podemos aspirar a mucho más.
Hay un riesgo real de que el gobierno de Chile Vamos termine administrando el modelo implementado parcialmente por Bachelet. Si La Moneda no pone el pie en el acelerador para implementar reformas que logren volver a poner al país en el sendero de desarrollo con políticas procompetencia y promercado, entonces los cuatro años de Sebastián Piñera habrán permitido que las reformas de la ex Presidenta echen raíces profundas, haciendo más difíciles los cambios en el futuro.
Para todos aquellos que están buscando una lectura entretenida, enriquecedora y altamente educativa para las vacaciones de verano, American Default (disponible también en Kindle) es una recomendación perfecta de un libro sobre temas densos y complejos escrito de una forma tan amena y clara que hace a todo lector sentirse inteligente y que deja ese reconfortante sabor a haber aprendido cosas importantes después de haberlo leído.