A free and fair vote was at risk at a critical time for the country. In this context, the network of Scholars and Citizens for Democracy in Mexico was created.Hundreds of people from all over the world answered the call to defend the vote and join the non-partisan observation.
US Congress Members Call for “full review of U.S. assistance to Mexico” in light of “violence and corruption related to war on drugs”. Post-earthquake, Mexican rights organizations demand drug war funding be diverted to disaster relief.
NAFTA’s impact on small-scale agriculture in Mexico and an Agenda for Reforms.
The Americas Program invites you to the panel discussion: “Independent communication in Social Movement Building”.
A recent report analyzing the deaths of undocumented border crossers along the Arizona-Mexico border finds that the death rate has soared.
The Americas Program made this four-minute video that shows the stark contrast between the images from the U.S.-Mexico border and President Obama’s speech against walls in Berlin.
This is a partial translation of a document released by Colombians for Peace following the government announcement of peace talks with the FARC guerrilla forces. The Americas Program offers this original translation to spread ideas and initiatives that seek to promote peace in Colombia and other nations in conflict.
n Guatemala, the policy of enclaves and extraction of natural resources fomented by the current development model and by the transnational corporations has a tremendous impact on the life of the communities, particularly on indigenous peoples and women.
By Adazahira Chávez, desinformémonos.org Mining yields great dividends to the mine operators, but at great cost to Mexico in lives and the environment. In just two weeks 13 coal miners have died in the northern…
The Americas Program has signed the pronouncement against death threats to social and human rights organizations in Barrancabermeja, Colombia. We fully support the pronouncement and encourage others to do the same.