The Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo, who have tracked over 100 children stolen by Argentina’s 1976-1983 military junta, were among the human rights activists that pushed the US to declassify intelligence documents related to the dictatorship.
Traveling death squads. Sadistic torture techniques. Stolen babies. The US helped it all happen by aiding Argentina’s military regime in the 1970s, according to newly declassified documents.
Luego de la dictadura, los ciudadanos argentinos han vigilado los derechos humanos y defendido la democracia, siempre con el lema de ‘Nunca mas’.
Ministerio de Cultura de Argentina/flickr
Los argentinos están decididos a no perdonar ni olvidar a los criminales que mataron o desaparecieron a más de 30,000 personas.
The Army has promised a bloodless rebellion against President Robert Mugabe, but there’s good reason to doubt their claims.
Some observers think Mugabe’s overthrow by the Army might be a good thing for Zimbabwe. An Argentinean expert on Latin America’s bloody military dictatorships disagrees.
In post-dictatorship Argentina, citizens, like the Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo, have been the guardians of justice.
Argentine Ministry of Culture/flickr
Argentineans are determined to not forgive or forget the criminals who killed or disappeared more than 30,000 people.
Trump has appointed ‘a cabinet of generals’ to lead the US.
General John Kelly, Trump’s pick for the Department of Homeland Security, used to lead US military operations in Latin America. Now American citizens should be scared, too.
Donald Trump claims victory in New York.
November 9, 2016
William Case, City University of Hong Kong; Andrea Peto, Central European University; Janjira Sombatpoonsiri, Thammasat University; Jay Batongbacal, University of the Philippines; Jonathan Rynhold, Bar-Ilan University; Miguel Angel Latouche, Universidad Central de Venezuela; Richard Maher, European University Institute; Rut Diamint, Torcuato di Tella University; Salvador Vázquez del Mercado, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM); Subarno Chattarji, University of Delhi, and Weronika Grzebalska, Polish Academy of Sciences
Donald J Trump has emerged victorious in the historic, and historically acerbic, 2016 American presidential election. What does this outcome mean for the world?
Jeffrey Sachs: ‘we need to press governments to follow through on what they’ve promised’.
Jeffrey Sachs wants to press governments to follow through on their promises.
Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos and FARC leader Ridrigo Lodono announce the signed peace accord in Cartagena.
The peace accords signed by the FARC and the Colombian govenment on September 26 are momentous, but they’re only the beginning of the path to peace.
On the march.
Latin America’s most important state could never succumb to another military coup. Could it?