There are good reasons to be cynical about the return of the PRI in Mexico. Even so, when it comes to human rights in Mexico, there's plenty of room for improvement.
Attitudes toward democracy are on the decline in Latin America, and U.S. foreign policy isn't helping.
On November 6, Otto Perez-Molina was voted Guatemala's next president. Perez has been accused of genocide and serious human rights violations on numerous occasions.