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 shameful decision of the AMLO administration to take a stance of non-intervention on Venezuela will hamper the effectiveness of a regional response, but efforts to reign in Maduro remain worthwhile and necessary.
In a familiar scenario in the region, Salvadorans upset with traditional parties are betting on a political maverick
Nayib Bukele, a former FMLN member now running as a third-party candidate, is expected to win the first round on February 3rd. The question now is whether or not he will amass sufficient support to avoid a runoff on March 10th.
Venezuela continues to be mired in the worst economic and humanitarian crisis in Latin America’s recent history. With Maduro beginning a second term, prospects for a way out are uncertain. But two events have pointed to a potential for change.
Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales is playing constitutional hardball with the country’s top court, which in recent months has been the sole obstacle to his attempts to oust CICIG. Now the entire judicial system—and the country’s fragile democracy—is at risk.
On the third episode of "Two gringos with questions," your hosts talked to Ambassador Shannon on the importance of U.S. presence in the region and his secrets for surviving thousands of meetings and briefings.
With 19 votes in favor, the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) agreed "to not recognize the legitimacy of Nicolas Maduro’s new term as of the 10th of January of 2019."
Public opinion continues to trend toward placing the blame for the shutdown on President Trump and against the wall. Has the president backed himself into an unpopular political corner?
Barbados and Colombia representatives join Global Americans High-Level Working Group on Inter-American Relations and Bipartisanship
Dame Billie Miller and Amb. María Ángela Holguín Cuellar join the second round of the Global Americans High-Level Working Group on Inter-American Relations and Bipartisanship […]
A Grupo de Lima founding member and a champion of restoring democracy in Venezuela under previous administrations, Mexico under AMLO has scaled back its support for human rights defense in the region.
Unresolved challenges of organized crime, weak governance and extra-hemispheric actors threaten instability and to erode U.S. influence. It’s time for U.S. policymakers to face some tough questions.
Christian evangelicals’ political influence has become a global phenomenon. No other region shows this theory better than Latin America.
Over the past two years, the Trump administrations participation at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights has placed the U.S. alongside National Security Advisor John Bolton’s “troika of tyranny”—Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela.
Strengthening global consensus on the Antarctic: How Latin America can keep the peace and highlight a changing climate
Chile and Argentina should use COP25 as an opportunity to renew and strengthen the Antarctic Treaty System. It would benefit the environment, their diplomatic leadership and global stability.
An AIDS crisis in Venezuela, the first gay pride parade in Guyana, the rise of Evangelical movements, and an Oscar. These are the top ten LGBT issues from the region this past year.
A no-confidence vote in the parliament has triggered new elections, at a time—not coincidentally—that the country is grappling with how to manage its oil windfall. The U.S. can help.
On the second episode of "Two gringos with questions," Chris and Ken interview Venezuelan journalist Francisco Toro. They discuss what 20 years of Bolivarian Revolution has meant, for the beleaguered country, its people and their future.
The reports examine five specific areas—transnational security challenges, institutional capacity, economic growth, demographics, and technology—and how they will shape politics, economic and U.S. relations in South America by 2030.
La base del legado de este gobierno será su capacidad de promulgar una reforma tributaria conducente a la inversión, el crecimiento, el empleo y la simplificación tributaria. El desafío está en demostrarle a los chilenos que la nueva estructura de carga será más justa que la actual y también más conducente al desarrollo del país.
Como resultado del asesinato del comunero mapuche, el Plan Araucanía sigue en la unidad de cuidados intensivos y es cada vez más improbable que pueda materializarse antes del fin de este periodo presidencial. La bala que mató a Catrillanca también puso en riesgo de muerte a una de las iniciativas más simbólicas impulsadas por Piñera durante su candidatura presidencial.
Lo de Fernanda Bachelet hace sospechar que más que un error puntual, el gobierno de Piñera no logra entender lo negativo que resulta alimentar las sospechas de que el nepotismo y el amiguismo pesan más que los méritos en los nombramientos de altos cargos en la administración pública.
En las semanas que vienen veremos si el gobierno siente la urgencia de dejar un legado permanente —que pasa por deshacer el que dejó la segunda administración de Bachelet— o si solo quiere jugar al empate y renuncia a sacar adelante una reforma tributaria que refleje las prioridades y objetivos que tenía en su programa.