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Advance Land, Economic & Environmental Rights

Defend the rights of indigenous, Afro-descendant, and other excluded or vulnerable communities to organize for their rights, including economic, land, and environmental rights.

Justice for Berta: Still out of Reach

The murder of prominent indigenous and environmental rights defender Berta Cáceres in March 2016 sent shockwaves across Honduras and the world. Though far from an isolated incident, her assassination sparked a worldwide reaction.

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Blog Posts

Cooperation and Careful Planning: How Costa Rica Has Held Off the Coronavirus

In the last few months, as governments and healthcare systems across Latin American have been overwhelmed by the COVID-19...

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How Corruption Fuels Human Rights Abuses & Forced Migration: The Case of Honduras

The Observatorio de Política Criminal Anticorrupción in Honduras published a report detailing the macroeconomic impact of corruption in the...

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Organizaciones internacionales de Sociedad civil en alerta por asesinatos de líderes sociales y el incremento de la crisis humanitaria en Colombia

Latin America Working Group joined international humanitarian agencies and other organizations to denounce attacks against communities and social leaders...

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REPORTS

Far from the Promised Land

Title: Far from the Promised Land The 2011 passage of the Victims’ Law raised hopes among Colombia’s hundreds of thousands...

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The Human Cost

Title: The Human Cost The Human Cost, a condensed version of a longer work by Dr. Mercedes Arce Rodriguez, translates...

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Still a Dream

Title: Still a Dream Despite the promises of Colombia’s Victims Law, land restitution on the Caribbean Coast has barely begun....

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