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Promoting Anti-Corruption Reforms in Mexico

A report from the Washington Office on Latin America examines how corruption threatens the integrity of Mexico’s electoral processes, the role of corruption officials in facilitating and perpetrating violence and human rights abuses, and the ... Read More
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Establishing an Independent National Prosecutor’s Office in Mexico

A report by the Washington Office on Latin America and the Due Process of Law Foundation asserts that the creation of a new, independent National Prosecutor’s Office will play a critical role in strengthening Mexico ... Read More
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Inter-American Court of Human Rights to Hear Landmark Case on Mexican Military

For the first time, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hear a case involving human rights violations during the Mexican government’s military-led operations to combat drug trafficking and organized crime. Read More
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Envisioning a New Prosecutor’s Office for Mexico

A Spanish-language report provides expert recommendations for the development of a new General Prosecutor’s Office for Mexico. Read More
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Human Rights Violations by Mexican Soldiers Met with Impunity

A report by the Washington Office on Latin America analyzes the Mexican military’s participation in human rights violations and finds accountability for crimes committed by soldiers against civilians to be virtually nonexistent.A report by ... Read More
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Assessing Impunity in Crimes Against Migrants in Mexico

A report by the Washington Office on Latin America examines persistent impunity in crimes against migrants in transit through Mexico. Read More
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Migrant Detentions, and Rights Abuses, Increase in Mexico

A report shows that about 168,000 migrants were detained in Mexico from July 2014 to June 2015 – a 73 percent increase from the previous year that has brought with it rising crimes and abuses against ... Read More
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Assessing Increased Enforcement at Mexico’s Border

This report finds that Mexico’s Southern Border Program has resulted in a significant uptick in migrant apprehensions and changes in where and how migrants are traveling. Read More
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Protecting Human Rights Defenders and Journalists in Mexico

A report from the Washington Office on Latin America and Peace Brigades International assesses Mexico’s Mechanism to Protect Human Rights Defenders and Journalists. Read More
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Chronicling the Experience of Unaccompanied Child Migrants

A video from the Washington Office on Latin America demonstrates the plight of Mexican children who migrate alone to the United States in an attempt to escape violence. Read More

2008 WOLA Report Shows Anti-Drug Fumigation in Colombia Failing

Intensive aerial herbicide spraying of coca crops in Colombia has backfired badly, contributing to the spread of coca cultivation and cocaine production to new areas of the country and threatening human health and the environment, according ... Read More

Conservation and Sustainable Development Projects in the Northern Andes Region

MacArthur has announced 14 grants totaling more than $3.6 million in support of conservation and sustainable development projects in the tropical Northern Andes region of Ecuador and Colombia. Read More
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