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Latin America Today

Aug 28, 2012

Adam talks to Gimena Sánchez-Garzoli, WOLA's senior associate for the Andes, about her recent visit to the Urabá and Atrato regions of Colombia. Topics covered include labor rights, land-rights leaders under threat, and prospects for peace talks.

Aug 19, 2012

Mexico's Supreme Court ruled that an alleged military human rights abuse should be tried in civilian courts. Alejandro Anaya of CIDE talks about the challenges ahead, and how international actors help advance Mexican human rights defenders' work.

Aug 13, 2012

August 7 was the midpoint in the four-year term of Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, whose poll numbers are dropping amid perceptions of backsliding on security. Adam discusses this with Claudia López of Bogotá's Corporación Nuevo Arco Iris.

Aug 10, 2012

Adam looks at Brazil's "Operation Agata" border-security exercise, the capture and release of trafficker "Chepe Luna" in Honduras, and the capture of "Sebastián," the most prominent trafficker in Medellín, Colombia.

Aug 8, 2012

25 years ago August 7, Central America's presidents signed an agreement that brought an eventual end to the country's civil wars. Adam talks to William Goodfellow, director of the Center for International Policy, who accompanied the Esquipulas process.