Two dissident artists went on trial in Cuba on Monday, facing years in prison after being arrested last year.
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The pervasive presence of crime and corruption has made progress in areas like the rule of law, threatening democracy in Latin America.
Basic freedoms are collapsing in Latin America. Rights defenders are coming under increasing attacks from state and non-state actors.
A proposed modification to the penal code of Cuba might make support for independent journalists and media organizations illegal.
Scores of people facing stiff sentences in trials this month for their roles in the demonstrations of July 11 and 12, 2021 in Cuba.
Although there are major attempts to reverse democracy in Latin America, a key expert argues for four key reasons to be optimistic.
The mothers say their children were detained and interrogated without the presence of adults, while prosecutors want 23 year sentences.
Anti-monarchy movements across the Commonwealth hailed Barbados as it dismissed the monarchy become the world’s newest republic.
Haiti’s President Jovenel Moïse’s assassination in his private residence overnight coincides with an increase in gang violence in the capital.
We’re not sure if Jamaica has two major parties. There’s the ruling party and the collapsing Opposition, to be sure (whichever you pick).