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Waldmüller, Johannes M. “”Living Well Rather Than Living Better”: Measuring Biocentric Human-Nature Rights and Human-Nature Development in Ecuador.” The International Journal of Social Quality 5, no. 2 (2015): 7-28. http://www.jstor.org/stable/44174147.

Waldmüller, Johannes M. “”Living Well Rather Than Living Better”: Measuring Biocentric Human-Nature Rights and Human-Nature Development in Ecuador.” The International Journal of Social Quality 5, no. 2 (2015): 7-28. http://www.jstor.org/stable/44174147. In his article Living Well Rather Than Living Better: Measuring

Waldmüller, Johannes M. “”Living Well Rather Than Living Better”: Measuring Biocentric Human-Nature Rights and Human-Nature Development in Ecuador.” The International Journal of Social Quality 5, no. 2 (2015): 7-28. http://www.jstor.org/stable/44174147.

Waldmüller, Johannes M. “”Living Well Rather Than Living Better”: Measuring Biocentric Human-Nature Rights and Human-Nature Development in Ecuador.” The International Journal of Social Quality 5, no. 2 (2015): 7-28. http://www.jstor.org/stable/44174147. In his article Living Well Rather Than Living Better: Measuring

Nicaragua Government Crackdown

HMR 161 Group 19: Quetzally Cuahuey, Svetlana Prado, Juan Vaca The photographs were obtained from the Atlantic publication. To access the references Click Here. Nicaragua’s history has been plagued with war and political violence. The primary contributions of the violence

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Nicaragua Government Crackdown

HMR 161 Group 19: Quetzally Cuahuey, Svetlana Prado, Juan Vaca The photographs were obtained from the Atlantic publication. To access the references Click Here. Nicaragua’s history has been plagued with war and political violence. The primary contributions of the violence

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Historical Dispossession and Community Agency: Contemporary Indigenous Rights in Mexico

By: Diana Cuevas, Rebecca Fraley-Gonzalez, Ryan Chima, Bertha Cazarez In the field of human rights, it is often the case for victims of human rights violations to carry the burden of knowing their rights and defending themselves. This has been

Historical Dispossession and Community Agency: Contemporary Indigenous Rights in Mexico

By: Diana Cuevas, Rebecca Fraley-Gonzalez, Ryan Chima, Bertha Cazarez In the field of human rights, it is often the case for victims of human rights violations to carry the burden of knowing their rights and defending themselves. This has been

A Country Split in Half: Abortion as a Human Rights Issue in Argentina

by Lauren Junco, Jasmin Sanchez, Jennifer Mendoza, and Daniella Reyes Eleven years old and pregnant in Tucumán Argentina, that is the latest headline that appeared in the New York Times. After weeks of what the young girl thought was stomach

A Country Split in Half: Abortion as a Human Rights Issue in Argentina

by Lauren Junco, Jasmin Sanchez, Jennifer Mendoza, and Daniella Reyes Eleven years old and pregnant in Tucumán Argentina, that is the latest headline that appeared in the New York Times. After weeks of what the young girl thought was stomach

Cardenas, Sonia. Human Rights in Latin America : A Politics of Terror and Hope. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011: 1-17.

“Human Rights in Latin America: A Politics of Terror and Hope” by Sonia Cardenas, provides a look into the evolution of human rights in Latin America. She illustrates the initiatives that took place throughout Latin America’s counterculture movement which proceeded

Cardenas, Sonia. Human Rights in Latin America : A Politics of Terror and Hope. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011: 1-17.

“Human Rights in Latin America: A Politics of Terror and Hope” by Sonia Cardenas, provides a look into the evolution of human rights in Latin America. She illustrates the initiatives that took place throughout Latin America’s counterculture movement which proceeded

Shumow, Moses. “A Foot in Both Worlds: Transnationalism and Media Use Among Venezuelan Immigrants in South Florida” International Journal of Communication [Online], Volume 4(25 March 2010)

The research study, A Foot in Both Worlds: Transnationalism and Media Use Among Venezuelan Immigrants in South Florida, by Moses Shumow addresses issues concerning the Venezuelan immigrant community in the United States and mass media content which allows Venezuelan immigrants

Shumow, Moses. “A Foot in Both Worlds: Transnationalism and Media Use Among Venezuelan Immigrants in South Florida” International Journal of Communication [Online], Volume 4(25 March 2010)

The research study, A Foot in Both Worlds: Transnationalism and Media Use Among Venezuelan Immigrants in South Florida, by Moses Shumow addresses issues concerning the Venezuelan immigrant community in the United States and mass media content which allows Venezuelan immigrants

Padilla, Pingel, Renda, Reyes, and Fiereck. “Gender, Sexuality, Health and Human Rights in Latin America and the Caribbean.” Global Public Health 5, no. 3 (2010): 213-20.

Padilla, et al. in the article Gender, Sexuality, Health and Human Rights in Latin America and the Caribbean, as the title suggests, discusses various problems concerning these contemporary public issues and their connections to potential human rights violations. They analyze

Padilla, Pingel, Renda, Reyes, and Fiereck. “Gender, Sexuality, Health and Human Rights in Latin America and the Caribbean.” Global Public Health 5, no. 3 (2010): 213-20.

Padilla, et al. in the article Gender, Sexuality, Health and Human Rights in Latin America and the Caribbean, as the title suggests, discusses various problems concerning these contemporary public issues and their connections to potential human rights violations. They analyze

Thompson, Amy, Rebecca Maria Torres, Kate Swanson, Sarah A. Blue, Óscar Misael Hernández Hernández. “Re-conceptualising agency in migrant children from Central America and Mexico.” Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 45:2 (2017) :235-252.

It is a fact that children migrate from their countries of origin to the United States unaccompanied—their age, however, places yet another barrier to overcome. In the United States there is the idea that children may not inherently have agency,

Thompson, Amy, Rebecca Maria Torres, Kate Swanson, Sarah A. Blue, Óscar Misael Hernández Hernández. “Re-conceptualising agency in migrant children from Central America and Mexico.” Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 45:2 (2017) :235-252.

It is a fact that children migrate from their countries of origin to the United States unaccompanied—their age, however, places yet another barrier to overcome. In the United States there is the idea that children may not inherently have agency,

Richard E. Feinberg. “Nicaragua: Revolution and Restoration.” Brookings.edu. December 06, 2018. Accessed January 25, 2019. https://www.brookings.edu/research/nicaragua-revolution-and-restoration/.

This paper, written by Richard E. Feinberg, explains the current political crisis in Nicaragua as they face civil conflict and political violence through the presidency of Daniel Ortega. It argues how Ortega’s rule, alongside his vice president and wife, Rosario

Richard E. Feinberg. “Nicaragua: Revolution and Restoration.” Brookings.edu. December 06, 2018. Accessed January 25, 2019. https://www.brookings.edu/research/nicaragua-revolution-and-restoration/.

This paper, written by Richard E. Feinberg, explains the current political crisis in Nicaragua as they face civil conflict and political violence through the presidency of Daniel Ortega. It argues how Ortega’s rule, alongside his vice president and wife, Rosario

Emerson, R. Guy. “Radical Neglect? The “War on Terror” and Latin America.” Latin American Politics and Society 52, no. 1 (2010): 33-62. http://www.jstor.org/stable/40660498.

This image was found on google. I selected this image because Nicolas Maduro is a prominent pink tide leader of today. He is the current President of Venezuela and has been in power since 2013. His views and statements follow along the lines of what the article had predicted.

Emerson, R. Guy. “Radical Neglect? The “War on Terror” and Latin America.” Latin American Politics and Society 52, no. 1 (2010): 33-62. http://www.jstor.org/stable/40660498.

This image was found on google. I selected this image because Nicolas Maduro is a prominent pink tide leader of today. He is the current President of Venezuela and has been in power since 2013. His views and statements follow along the lines of what the article had predicted.

U.S. Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Violence against Journalists in Mexico: In Brief, by Seelke, Clare Ribando. R45199. 17 May 2018, accessed: 22 January 2019.

Over the past two decades, Mexico has seen consistent increases in the frequency and intensity of violence targeting journalists (periodistas). The author establishes that targeted violence against the community has increased, with relative impunity. Relative impunity has been made possible

U.S. Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Violence against Journalists in Mexico: In Brief, by Seelke, Clare Ribando. R45199. 17 May 2018, accessed: 22 January 2019.

Over the past two decades, Mexico has seen consistent increases in the frequency and intensity of violence targeting journalists (periodistas). The author establishes that targeted violence against the community has increased, with relative impunity. Relative impunity has been made possible

Sutton, Barbara, and Elizabeth Borland. “Framing Abortion Rights in Argentina’s Encuentros Nacionales De Mujeres.” Feminist Studies 39, no. 1 (2013): 194-234.

Green bandanas and women marching around Plaza de Mayo holding signs reading “Aborto legal” are just one of the many social issues the Encuentro Nacional de Mujeres stand for. The article called “Framing Abortion Rights in Argentina’s Encuentros Nacionales de

Sutton, Barbara, and Elizabeth Borland. “Framing Abortion Rights in Argentina’s Encuentros Nacionales De Mujeres.” Feminist Studies 39, no. 1 (2013): 194-234.

Green bandanas and women marching around Plaza de Mayo holding signs reading “Aborto legal” are just one of the many social issues the Encuentro Nacional de Mujeres stand for. The article called “Framing Abortion Rights in Argentina’s Encuentros Nacionales de

Angotti, Tom. “Introduction: Urban Latin America: Violence, Enclaves, and Struggles for Land.” Latin American Perspectives40, no. 2 (2013): 5-20. http://www.jstor.org/stable/23466019.

In the journal article “Urban Latin America Violence, Enclaves, and Struggles for Land” by Tom Angotti, the resulting issues that arise from the urbanization of rural land in Latin America are explored into great detail. The struggle between social classes

Angotti, Tom. “Introduction: Urban Latin America: Violence, Enclaves, and Struggles for Land.” Latin American Perspectives40, no. 2 (2013): 5-20. http://www.jstor.org/stable/23466019.

In the journal article “Urban Latin America Violence, Enclaves, and Struggles for Land” by Tom Angotti, the resulting issues that arise from the urbanization of rural land in Latin America are explored into great detail. The struggle between social classes

Howard-Hassmann, Rhoda E. “The Right to Food Under Hugo Chávez.” Human Rights Quarterly. 37, no. 4 (2015): 1028

            Nicolas Maduro has enabled a weaponization of hunger to happen in Venezuela by implementing restrictive social policies that have allowed his regime to operate a state-orchestrated monopoly on food. While founded in the best of intentions, price controls were

Howard-Hassmann, Rhoda E. “The Right to Food Under Hugo Chávez.” Human Rights Quarterly. 37, no. 4 (2015): 1028

            Nicolas Maduro has enabled a weaponization of hunger to happen in Venezuela by implementing restrictive social policies that have allowed his regime to operate a state-orchestrated monopoly on food. While founded in the best of intentions, price controls were

Tuite, Ashleigh R., Andrea Thomas-Bachli, Hernan Acosta, Deepit Bhatia, Carmen Huber, Kieran Petrasek, Alexander Watts, Jean HE Yong, Isaac I. Bogoch, and Kamran Khan. “Infectious disease implications of large-scale migration of Venezuelan nationals.” Journal of travel medicine 25, no. 1 (2018): tay077.

Tuite, Ashleigh R., Andrea Thomas-Bachli, Hernan Acosta, Deepit Bhatia, Carmen Huber, Kieran Petrasek, Alexander Watts, Jean HE Yong, Isaac I. Bogoch, and Kamran Khan. “Infectious disease implications of large-scale migration of Venezuelan nationals.” Journal of travel medicine 25, no. 1

Tuite, Ashleigh R., Andrea Thomas-Bachli, Hernan Acosta, Deepit Bhatia, Carmen Huber, Kieran Petrasek, Alexander Watts, Jean HE Yong, Isaac I. Bogoch, and Kamran Khan. “Infectious disease implications of large-scale migration of Venezuelan nationals.” Journal of travel medicine 25, no. 1 (2018): tay077.

Tuite, Ashleigh R., Andrea Thomas-Bachli, Hernan Acosta, Deepit Bhatia, Carmen Huber, Kieran Petrasek, Alexander Watts, Jean HE Yong, Isaac I. Bogoch, and Kamran Khan. “Infectious disease implications of large-scale migration of Venezuelan nationals.” Journal of travel medicine 25, no. 1

Fearnside, Philip M. “Deforestation in Brazilian Amazonia.” Oxford Bibliographies Online Datasets, 2017. doi:10.1093/obo/9780199363445-0064.

Fearnside does an excellent job of delivering facts, statistics and history. The issues with deforestation in the Amazon are numerous and Fearnside somehow covers many of them in a cohesive manner. The biggest tragedy with deforestation is the environment, of

Fearnside, Philip M. “Deforestation in Brazilian Amazonia.” Oxford Bibliographies Online Datasets, 2017. doi:10.1093/obo/9780199363445-0064.

Fearnside does an excellent job of delivering facts, statistics and history. The issues with deforestation in the Amazon are numerous and Fearnside somehow covers many of them in a cohesive manner. The biggest tragedy with deforestation is the environment, of

Mexico: Investigate Michoacán Killings

Click here to see full article The observation of human rights in Latin America still raises some questions. This is following the recent mass killing of civilians by the state security personnel yet the same go unpunished. The efforts put

Mexico: Investigate Michoacán Killings

Click here to see full article The observation of human rights in Latin America still raises some questions. This is following the recent mass killing of civilians by the state security personnel yet the same go unpunished. The efforts put

Child Sex Tourism in Costa Rica: A Product of Poverty?

Originally posted on klpflieger:
http://docs.google.com/document/d/1xbzQ4v4Uo1IZcT0b1zNVR3rNROx_zQJ9MvZ7VosTcSc/edit Within Costa Rica, the issue of sex tourism is at an all time high. With the legalization of prostitution, the emergence of minors in the industry has become rampant; while it is recognized as an…

Child Sex Tourism in Costa Rica: A Product of Poverty?

Originally posted on klpflieger:
http://docs.google.com/document/d/1xbzQ4v4Uo1IZcT0b1zNVR3rNROx_zQJ9MvZ7VosTcSc/edit Within Costa Rica, the issue of sex tourism is at an all time high. With the legalization of prostitution, the emergence of minors in the industry has become rampant; while it is recognized as an…

“Drug Wars Collateral Damage: US Counternarcotic Aid and Human Rights in the Americas by: Horace A. Bartilow Source: Volume 49, Number 2, 2014 pp. 24-46”

The article talks about the United State’s contradictions and the effects in relation to its stands in the War against Drugs. While the United States promises to respect and defend Human Rights around the World, the effects of the aid

“Drug Wars Collateral Damage: US Counternarcotic Aid and Human Rights in the Americas by: Horace A. Bartilow Source: Volume 49, Number 2, 2014 pp. 24-46”

The article talks about the United State’s contradictions and the effects in relation to its stands in the War against Drugs. While the United States promises to respect and defend Human Rights around the World, the effects of the aid