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Former US-backed Guatemalan Dictator Efraín Ríos Montt Dies Facing Genocide Charges
Victims of the genocide and human rights advocates said Rios Montt's death brings a measure of closure.
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If We Want to Support Refugees, We Need To End the Wars That Create Them
The sanctuary movement needs an anti-war voice.
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Talking Sense About Immigration
On the necessity of rejecting the president's Manichaean worldview
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Afro-Colombian Women Mobilize for Justice and Healing on International Women’s Day
In Colombia, women are demanding an end to the impunity, silence and invisibility that fuel attacks on female human rights defenders
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Accompaniment in Honduras
How can we be free when our sisters and brothers are not?
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'One of the Best': Readers, Fellow Journalists Mourn Passing of Investigative Reporter Robert Parry
"Parry always intrepidly challenged government and corporate media narratives. He leaves behind a mountain of work, and a legacy that has inspired many more journalists."
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The Legacy of Investigative Journalist Robert Parry (1949-2018)
Robert Parry, editor and publisher of Consortiumnews.com, died peacefully Saturday evening. In this tribute, his son Nat Parry describes Robert’s unwavering commitment to independent journalism.
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Opposition leaders Mel Zelaya and Salvador Nasralla speak to crowds during a protest in Tegucigalpa while the army ominously line up behind them. Mel Zelaya was ousted in a military coup, endorsed by the U.S. goverment, in 2009. In 2017, Salvador Nasralla was the presidential candidate for the opposition Alliance Against the Dictatorship. The opposition point to irregularities before, during and after the election that are backed up by reports from the Observer Mission of the Organisation of American States Views
While Pundits Condemn Iran, Honduran Police Kill Street Demonstrators
Do you smell a double standard? You should—and hardly for the first time.
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Teachers demand better pay in Bogota, Colombia. (Photo: EPA/Leonardo Munoz) Views
How Latin America Bucked The Trend Of Rising Inequality
Through sustained networking and resistance, which secured redistribution and recognition, many Latin Americans have come to expect more of their governments.
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"We Don't Want to Repress": Police in Honduras Refuse Orders to Stamp Out Pro-Democracy Protests
"We are tired. And our job is to give peace and security to the Honduran people, not repress them. We want all Hondurans to be safe."
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