The failure to tackle corruption and insecurity undermines the ruling party’s social programmes.
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The law has always been used to protect the powerful in Guatemala.
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In describing the Guatemalan civil war, media reports often omit important context and downplay the US role.
An international commission against impunity could lower sky-high murder rates and thwart graft in Honduras.
Trevino’s arrest doesn’t mean drug related violence in Mexico is over.
Although a recent truce between rival gangs in Honduras won’t provide a panacea to the violence, it’s a good first step.
Efrain Rios Montt becomes the first head of state tried and convicted of genocide in a domestic court.
The US is in no place to lecture the people of Mexico and Central America on democracy and human rights, writes author.