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United States and Brazil: Reaping What You Sow

A half-century since the U.S.-backed coup, Washington continues to interfere in Brazil's domestic politics, operating mostly in shadow. By Jan Knippers Black.


Global Divestment Day: Shifting Investments to Clean Energy

The divestment movement aims to combat climate change by stripping investments from fossil fuels and redirecting them toward renewable energy. By Joshua Pringle.


Ankle Monitors Expand the Reach of Immigration Detention

A U.S. program has subjected almost 20,000 immigrants to wearing electronic "shackles" throughout their deportation proceedings. By Kyle Barron and Cinthya Santos Briones.


Water Grabs Power Predatory Development

Development that depends on "water grabbing" threatens Latin America’s ability to conserve wetland-based communities and ecosystems. By Alejandro Camargo.


Viewpoints: New Carbon Emission Targets

Following an E.U. agreement to reduce emissions, the United States and China have set new emission-cutting targets, showing some welcome global leadership on climate change.


Lifting the Sentence of Secrecy in Chile

A human rights collective called Londres 38 is pushing to release archives related to the Pinochet dictatorship that are still being kept secret. By Alexia Richardson.


Let Colombia End Its Civil War

The FARC rebels and the Colombian government took another important step toward ending armed conflict and finding alternatives to drug policy.
By Washington Office on Latin America.

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