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Guatemala: Five Sentenced to 780 Years for Río Negro Massacre PDF Print E-mail
Written by Kimberly Kohler and Josh MacLeod   
Wednesday, 11 June 2008 11:28

ImageAfter three years of bureaucratic suspension and six months of hearings, five ex-civil patrollers were sentenced to 780 years in prison by the Sentencing Tribunal in the highland county of Salamá on May 28.

Dealing with Killers and Kidnappers: The High Cost of Free Trade PDF Print E-mail
Written by Cyril Mychalejko   
Tuesday, 02 December 2008 03:30
ImagePresident Bush is using his final days in office to push through a free trade agreement with Colombia that would reward one of the hemisphere's worst human rights abusers.
Fear, Suspicion as US Military En Route to Costa Rica PDF Print E-mail
Written by Joseph Shansky   
Thursday, 15 July 2010 10:51

Tensions are high in Costa Rica following the announcement of the impending arrival of US military vessels. In the past year alone, a sudden expansion of United States military presence around Latin America has alarmed many in the region. Now it is spreading to the one nation which had previously been known for the absence of any standing permanent army, foreign or national.

Video Documentary: Honduran Voices PDF Print E-mail
Written by Matt Schwartz   
Wednesday, 11 November 2009 05:45

Image"We wanted the constituyente so that the poor would finally have a voice with which to speak.  In the past we were left on the fringe, not allowed to enter into society because if we ever tried they would break our nose with the door." -Juliana, grandmother, protestor, 80 years old.  This six minute video talks with Hondurans in the streets about their thoughts on democracy.

Mexico’s Peace Movement and Javier Sicilia: One Year On PDF Print E-mail
Written by Paul Imison   
Monday, 07 May 2012 21:28

Little over a year ago, Javier Sicilia was simply a journalist, poet, teacher and father; he would finish 2011 as one of TIME magazine’s “People of the Year”.

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