Each day, over 30,000 people are housed within detention centers across the United States. The New York-based Detention Watch Network says that last year, over 276,000 immigrants were deported. The Real News Network offers timely analysis on US immigrant detention and deportation procedures that are violating the human rights of immigrants.
What is startling is the approach many Bolivians use to blame Morales and MAS for the nation’s problems. My colleagues frequently speculate on whether or not their fellow Bolivians are masistas…The term masista is often thrown around as an insult, along with campesino, indio, and Evo, by the few that comprise the middle and upper classes. It is clear that Bolivia continues its battles with racism despite multi-cultural reforms within the past few years that seek to rectify the years of discrimination towards campesinos and indigenous peoples. […]
Threats Against Members of Guatemala Exhumation Team (FAFG)(Source: FAFG) [Since the 1990s, Rights Action has funded and supported the exhumation process in campesino and Indigenous communities throughout Guatemala and the work of the Fundación de […]
Source: Venezuela Analysis At a summit in Brasilia, Brazil, on Friday, 12 South American countries formally constituted the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR), a regional integration initiative which began informally in 2004. At the […]
On May 16, victims of the infamous Raboteau Massacre in Haiti received over $400,000 in court-awarded damages. The historic recovery is the result of a 14-year struggle fought by the victims and their families in […]
Source: Americas Program "Tan sólo ha habido dos revoluciones mundiales. La primera se produjo en 1848. La segunda en 1968. Ambas constituyeron un fracaso histórico. Ambas transformaron el mundo. El hecho de que ninguna de […]
Revealed in May 1999, a declassified document deemed the Military Diary describes a number of human rights violations directly ordered by former General Humberto Mejia Victores during his tenure as Dictator from 1982 to 1985. […]