From mission creep to missileers asleep at the wheel.
Guatemala’s genocide trial has lifted the curtain on the country’s bloody past.
Now that former Guatemalan president Efrain Rios Montt has been convicted of genocide, it’s time for the “hegemonic puppeteer,” the United States, to be put on trial.
Thirty years after Rios Montt’s atrocities, U.S. military policy in Latin America remains a human rights disaster.
Power and politics have their effect on Guatemala’s historic genocide trial.
In a week of remarkable events and reversals in Guatemala, the genocide trial of former dictator Efrain Rios Montt came to an abrupt halt on April 18.
The Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) and the Committee in Solidarity with the people of El Salvador (CISPES) invite you to a presentation about the implications of Mining projects in a key Central American region.
The Echo of Pain of the Many depicts Those mothers, daughters, sisters … the families of the ‘disappeared,’ whose courage and commitment to justice for their loved ones is deeply moving. Following the film After the film will be a panel featuring the film director, Ana Lucia Cuevas.
Attitudes toward democracy are on the decline in Latin America, and U.S. foreign policy isn’t helping.
It’s time to re-cast U.S. drug policy in Mexico and Guatemala and stop supporting killing methods that end up aiding drug traffickers.
Here’s a solution to climate change: countries with the smallest carbon footprints should adopt U.S. babies.
The printed word, as historians and archivists and lawyers will tell you, can be very powerful indeed.
In the longstanding battle between U.S. domination and UN independence, it’s 2 ½ points for U.S. domination versus just 1½ for UN independence.