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EL SALVADOR / 25 SEP 2017

Dany Balmore Romero García faces trial in El Salvador on charges of participating in gang activities and conspiring to commit murder. The case against him illustrates just how difficult it is…

EL SALVADOR / 7 SEP 2017

A new report from two local Salvadoran rights groups has provided further evidence of extrajudicial killings carried out by El Salvador's police forces, in a case that now appears…

COLOMBIA / 14 JUL 2017

Latin America is the most dangerous region in the world for activists fighting for their land or trying to safeguard the environment, according to a Global Witness report,…

HUMAN RIGHTS / 30 JUN 2017

The problem of forced disappearances and mass graves in Mexico is greater than what the state claims. Reports regarding the location of clandestine graves are increasingly common, yet they aren't…

HOMICIDES / 6 JUN 2017

A new report from an international non-governmental organization says that the 10 countries with the highest child homicide rates are all in Latin America and the Caribbean, highlighting how…

HUMAN RIGHTS / 19 MAY 2017

In our May 18 Facebook Live session, Senior Investigator Deborah Bonello spoke with Jan-Albert Hootsen, the Mexico correspondent for the Committee to Protect Journalists, about the recent murder of a…

EL SALVADOR / 16 MAY 2017

A new report by an international humanitarian organization provides fresh statistics on the dangers that migrants from Central America's Northern Triangle face both in their home country and during their…

HUMAN RIGHTS / 15 MAY 2017

Journalist Javier Valdez Cárdenas, one of Mexico's most prominent chroniclers of drug trafficking and organized crime, was shot dead in Culiacán, Sinaloa, on May 15. His slaying marks…

HUMAN RIGHTS / 11 MAY 2017

Videos that appears to show a soldier executing a presumed oil thief at point blank range in Mexico draws attention to the inability of the government to come up with…

HUMAN RIGHTS / 3 MAY 2017

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has called once again for an end to impunity around the killing of journalists in Mexico after a particularly violent period for the profession.

HUMAN RIGHTS / 1 MAY 2017

A new database compiled by a Washington, DC-based advocacy group aims to increase transparency surrounding US security assistance programs across Latin America, with the hope that this will lead to…

HUMAN RIGHTS / 10 APR 2017

A video recorded in a Panama prison showing inmates holding weapons casts new doubts on the state of the country's prison system.

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