"What's concerning for many pro-democracy activists and human rights defenders on the ground is that the outcome of the deal
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Innocent people may have been jailed, and guilty ones may go free.
The revered Latin American writer Eduardo Galeano wrote these words a few months after the events he alludes to: On May 10, 2013, 30 years after the crimes were committed, former dictator General Efraín Ríos Montt was convicted of genocide and crimes against humanity against the Maya Ixil population and sentenced to 80 years is prison.
“We need to understand their place in history," says writer M. Evelina Galang. "We need to make sure it never happens again."
Mexican writer Carlos Fuentes could not imagine how correct he was when he said that the challenge a Latin American writer faced was to produce fiction that was more extraordinary than reality itself.
Uruguayan democracy will be incomplete and at odds with fundamental and non-derogable international human rights law until Uruguay confronts its past honestly, openly, and without repression.
The people of Brazil are so afraid of losing the bread crumbs the government throws at them, that they keep quiet. No one
The need for honest politicians serving the public's interests is at the core of the American system of democracy. Nevertheless, in the U.S., as in every country, politics and corruption too often go hand-in-hand.
However, mobile technology is not the same in the DRC. With more than 63 percent of Congolese living below the poverty line