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GuateSec: Justice and security briefs

It has been a busy and disturbing couple of weeks in Guatemala, with a series of high-impact incidents of violence and developments in key legal cases of justice for human rights violations. GuateSec has collected relevant reports and offers preliminary … Continue reading

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GuateSec: Drug War militarization in Central America

With the U.S. Marines’ “Operation Hammer” in Guatemala reportedly finalized and “Operation Anvil” in Honduras in limbo, where does Central America now stand in the Drug War, and what developments are on the horizon? In “Strategies of a New Cold War,” … Continue reading

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GuateSec: Militarization in retreat?

Totonicapán: Justice system moves, protest surges Nine Guatemalan military personnel were arrested last Thursday, charged with extrajudicial execution and other crimes in relation to the deaths of indigenous protesters on October 4. Preliminary investigation by the Public Ministry established individual … Continue reading

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Por un México en Paz: Contingente Seattle

Visit NarcoNews for more information on Javier Sicilia and the Caravan for Peace with Justice and Dignity. Via Contingente Seattle: Given the rising violence generated by the “War on Drugs” and the deep social rupture that exists in Mexico, the … Continue reading

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Guatemala’s struggle against impunity, and a glimpse into the diplomatic black box

I helped write two pieces of analysis that have recently been published by the Network in Solidarity with the People of Guatemala. In the article Impunity Shadows Progress for Justice and Accountability in Guatemala, we offer an overview of important … Continue reading

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2010 in articles and analysis

Continuing my 2010 retrospective, a few links to some of the articles and pieces of political analysis that most informed my worldview over the last year.  Did you read anything interesting, or discover any new resources for news and analysis … Continue reading

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