Posts Tagged: Latin America

Buen Vivir: Future or Past?

Buen vivir is an ideology that finds it origins with the indigenous people of the Ecuadorian Andes. There are other areas in South America that share similar ideologies that are placed under the umbrella of Buen Vivir. In 2008, this

Buen Vivir: Future or Past?

Buen vivir is an ideology that finds it origins with the indigenous people of the Ecuadorian Andes. There are other areas in South America that share similar ideologies that are placed under the umbrella of Buen Vivir. In 2008, this

I Am 10-year Old from Paraguay, and I Am Expecting

View article here. A 10 year old girl is supposed to be enjoying her childhood and youth. Unfortunately, that is not the case of a 10 year-old pregnant girl from Paraguay. The story captured the hearts and the souls of

I Am 10-year Old from Paraguay, and I Am Expecting

View article here. A 10 year old girl is supposed to be enjoying her childhood and youth. Unfortunately, that is not the case of a 10 year-old pregnant girl from Paraguay. The story captured the hearts and the souls of

The Chained Pearl of Antilles: Repression of Human Rights in the Cuban State

A communist state does not allow for any political or social movements inside the country. This was the case in the Soviet Union, Communist China and to today Cuba. Starting with Fidel Castro, those who opposed the regime and asked

The Chained Pearl of Antilles: Repression of Human Rights in the Cuban State

A communist state does not allow for any political or social movements inside the country. This was the case in the Soviet Union, Communist China and to today Cuba. Starting with Fidel Castro, those who opposed the regime and asked

LGBT Rights in Latin America: Progress and Resistance

Samantha Aguilar, Cassandra Ginnis, Lukas Mcgregor In an effort to take the temperature of LGBTI rights in Latin America, we have undertaken a sociopolitical analysis of those areas in the region, which have been late in arriving to questions of

LGBT Rights in Latin America: Progress and Resistance

Samantha Aguilar, Cassandra Ginnis, Lukas Mcgregor In an effort to take the temperature of LGBTI rights in Latin America, we have undertaken a sociopolitical analysis of those areas in the region, which have been late in arriving to questions of

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.

Holy Politics: Exploring Catholicism, Dictatorship and Women’s Rights in Chile

A Brief Introduction Chile, a country that prides itself on their democracy and vibrant economy has tried to move past the dark history that brings to mind stories of torture and violence. For almost two decade Chile suffered a period

Holy Politics: Exploring Catholicism, Dictatorship and Women’s Rights in Chile

A Brief Introduction Chile, a country that prides itself on their democracy and vibrant economy has tried to move past the dark history that brings to mind stories of torture and violence. For almost two decade Chile suffered a period

Impunity in Argentina

At the surface, the end of the Dirty War in Argentina brought democracy and peace to the country, but the transition was not as well defined as it appeared. In this newly democratic nation, authoritarian practices continue to prevail. Particularly,

Impunity in Argentina

At the surface, the end of the Dirty War in Argentina brought democracy and peace to the country, but the transition was not as well defined as it appeared. In this newly democratic nation, authoritarian practices continue to prevail. Particularly,