Posts Tagged: Central America

A Multi-country Analysis of Human Trafficking in Latin America

Megan Cliff Kimberly Guzman Erin Waugh Executive Summary As is any other industry, human trafficking is essentially based off of supply and demand.  In particular, however, the industry feeds off of the vulnerability of others.  Human trafficking is fueled by

A Multi-country Analysis of Human Trafficking in Latin America

Megan Cliff Kimberly Guzman Erin Waugh Executive Summary As is any other industry, human trafficking is essentially based off of supply and demand.  In particular, however, the industry feeds off of the vulnerability of others.  Human trafficking is fueled by

The Honduran Coup of 2009 and Its Impact On Human Rights

Honduras and its relationship to human rights is a product of the rest of the world’s progress. This country in Latin America has never held a space of predominant attention due to the western world’s domination of the international spheres.

The Honduran Coup of 2009 and Its Impact On Human Rights

Honduras and its relationship to human rights is a product of the rest of the world’s progress. This country in Latin America has never held a space of predominant attention due to the western world’s domination of the international spheres.

Children, Migration and Human Rights: The Case of the Mexican Border Children – Group 1 Human Rights Dossier

Human Rights Dossier Group 1: Sarah Johnston, Corey Cruise and Sara Phelps In the summer of 2014, 68,000 unaccompanied child migrants from Central America, primarily from Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador, arrived at the U.S.-Mexico Border fleeing violent and impoverished

Children, Migration and Human Rights: The Case of the Mexican Border Children – Group 1 Human Rights Dossier

Human Rights Dossier Group 1: Sarah Johnston, Corey Cruise and Sara Phelps In the summer of 2014, 68,000 unaccompanied child migrants from Central America, primarily from Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador, arrived at the U.S.-Mexico Border fleeing violent and impoverished

Seekle, Clare Ribando. “Trafficking in persons in Latin America and the Caribbean.” CRS Report for Congress 33200. Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress, Washington, DC. (February 11, 2015).

The author of this Congressional Research Service report introduces the concept of trafficking in persons (TIP) and discusses the range of TIP in Latin America and the Caribbean. The report describes human trafficking related to forced labor, forced sex-work, and

Seekle, Clare Ribando. “Trafficking in persons in Latin America and the Caribbean.” CRS Report for Congress 33200. Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress, Washington, DC. (February 11, 2015).

The author of this Congressional Research Service report introduces the concept of trafficking in persons (TIP) and discusses the range of TIP in Latin America and the Caribbean. The report describes human trafficking related to forced labor, forced sex-work, and

Mejia, Thelma. “In Tegucigalpa, The Iron Fist Fails.” NACLA Report On The Americas 40, no. 4: 26 (2007)

 Thelma Mejia’s Article In Tegucigalpa, The Iron Fist Fails, details the failure of the Honduran government to decrease the number of violent crimes since the implementation of the anti-gang law in 2002. According to the law’s pioneer Ricardo Maduro, its goal was to

Mejia, Thelma. “In Tegucigalpa, The Iron Fist Fails.” NACLA Report On The Americas 40, no. 4: 26 (2007)

 Thelma Mejia’s Article In Tegucigalpa, The Iron Fist Fails, details the failure of the Honduran government to decrease the number of violent crimes since the implementation of the anti-gang law in 2002. According to the law’s pioneer Ricardo Maduro, its goal was to

Pedersen, Alexandra. “Landscapes of Resistance: Community Opposition to Canadian Mining Operations in Guatemala.” Journal of Latin American Geography 13:1 (2014): 187-214.

Alexandra Pedersen presents the ongoing issues surrounding a Canadian mining company’s presence in Guatemala. Canada and the Guatemalan government work in tandem to exploit Guatemala’s natural resources, claiming its benefits to economic development. Community members have expressed their opposition to

Pedersen, Alexandra. “Landscapes of Resistance: Community Opposition to Canadian Mining Operations in Guatemala.” Journal of Latin American Geography 13:1 (2014): 187-214.

Alexandra Pedersen presents the ongoing issues surrounding a Canadian mining company’s presence in Guatemala. Canada and the Guatemalan government work in tandem to exploit Guatemala’s natural resources, claiming its benefits to economic development. Community members have expressed their opposition to

Kathryn Sikkink, “Human Rights, Principled Issue-Networks, and Sovereignty in Latin America”

Human Rights, Principled Issue-Networks, and Sovereignty in Latin America Kathryn Sikkink, “Human Rights, Principled Issue-Networks, and Sovereignty in Latin America,” International Organization, Vol. 47, No. 3 (Summer, 1993), pp. 411-441, http://www.jstor.org/stable/2706982 Annotation   This article by Kathryn Sikkink is an

Kathryn Sikkink, “Human Rights, Principled Issue-Networks, and Sovereignty in Latin America”

Human Rights, Principled Issue-Networks, and Sovereignty in Latin America Kathryn Sikkink, “Human Rights, Principled Issue-Networks, and Sovereignty in Latin America,” International Organization, Vol. 47, No. 3 (Summer, 1993), pp. 411-441, http://www.jstor.org/stable/2706982 Annotation   This article by Kathryn Sikkink is an