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Rule of Law & Transparency
The quiet voice behind Guatemala’s mega-corruption case.
The federal judge behind Brazil’s biggest-ever corruption probe is part of a broader cultural shift.
The Peruvian "powerhouse" leading one of the world's biggest antigraft groups.
Student protests have shaken up the country’s university system and are challenging business as usual.
Reactions to the death of a prominent photojournalist reveal much about old versus new media in Mexico
But Operation "Car Wash" is already cleaning up national politics

The U.S. State Department has drawn criticism for removing Cuba from a list of countries that have failed to adequately address human trafficking.

The murder of women because of their gender, known as femicide, is an all-too-common occurrence in Mexico. But homicide cases involving women in the country are seldom classified as femicides.

On this day in 1783, one of Latin America’s most significant figures, Simón Bolívar, was born in Caracas. While many in the region will celebrate the occasion, today also marks the anniversary of a more chilling episode in Latin American history. Shortly after midnight on July 24, 1993, nine hooded men, including several off-duty police officers, opened fire on a group of homeless youth sleeping on the steps of Rio de Janeiro’s historic Candelária church. Eight young people between the ages of 11 and 20 were killed in what came to be known as the Candelária Massacre.

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