Posts Tagged: Latin America

The Constant Escalation of Drug Related Violence in Mexico

By Daniel Farinha and Edgar Alvarez-Rosa On December 11th of 2006 the Mexican president Felipe Calderon announced that he would begin a war against drugs by aiming to disband the world’s most powerful and dangerous cartels. Just three years after

The Constant Escalation of Drug Related Violence in Mexico

By Daniel Farinha and Edgar Alvarez-Rosa On December 11th of 2006 the Mexican president Felipe Calderon announced that he would begin a war against drugs by aiming to disband the world’s most powerful and dangerous cartels. Just three years after

The Suppression of Freedom of Speech, Press, and Media: The Case of Mexican Journalists in the 21st Century

By Angel Cardoza, Mysee Xiong, Krista Keplinger, Shaylene Fischmann …“we must not be silent, we must continue to write. Silence is an act of death and complicity.” — Jesús Javier Valdez Cárdenas Over time, freedom of press and speech in

The Suppression of Freedom of Speech, Press, and Media: The Case of Mexican Journalists in the 21st Century

By Angel Cardoza, Mysee Xiong, Krista Keplinger, Shaylene Fischmann …“we must not be silent, we must continue to write. Silence is an act of death and complicity.” — Jesús Javier Valdez Cárdenas Over time, freedom of press and speech in

The Effects of Oil Drilling on the Human Rights of the Ecuadorian Peoples — Group 17 Human Rights Dossier

Over the course of the last few decades, oil companies have been releasing billions of gallons of toxic pollutants and petroleum into the Amazon forest (the Oriente), posing a threat to both the environment and the health and welfare of

The Effects of Oil Drilling on the Human Rights of the Ecuadorian Peoples — Group 17 Human Rights Dossier

Over the course of the last few decades, oil companies have been releasing billions of gallons of toxic pollutants and petroleum into the Amazon forest (the Oriente), posing a threat to both the environment and the health and welfare of

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

Hathazy, Paul, and Markus-Michael Müller. “The crisis of detention and the politics of denial in Latin America.” International Review of the Red Cross 98, no. 903 (2016), 889-916. doi:10.1017/s1816383117000558.

The article evaluates the conduct of officials and the corruption involved violation human rights. The article uses many statistics in comparing the prison rates from ten years ago. The article is broken up into four clear sections and then subcategorized

Hathazy, Paul, and Markus-Michael Müller. “The crisis of detention and the politics of denial in Latin America.” International Review of the Red Cross 98, no. 903 (2016), 889-916. doi:10.1017/s1816383117000558.

The article evaluates the conduct of officials and the corruption involved violation human rights. The article uses many statistics in comparing the prison rates from ten years ago. The article is broken up into four clear sections and then subcategorized

Alanis, M., & Echegaray, J. N. (2011). Fighting for Women’s Lives in Argentina. Conscience, 32(3), 29-33. Retrieved from https://search.proquest.com/docview/1016790192?accountid=14505

Marta Alanis, President of Catholics for Choice wrote a thought-provoking article on women’s rights in Argentina. “Fighting for women’s lives in Argentina”, published in 2011 this article encapsulates in detail the reign of Catholic influences within the state government of

Alanis, M., & Echegaray, J. N. (2011). Fighting for Women’s Lives in Argentina. Conscience, 32(3), 29-33. Retrieved from https://search.proquest.com/docview/1016790192?accountid=14505

Marta Alanis, President of Catholics for Choice wrote a thought-provoking article on women’s rights in Argentina. “Fighting for women’s lives in Argentina”, published in 2011 this article encapsulates in detail the reign of Catholic influences within the state government of

Swanson, Kate and Torres, Rebecca (2016) “Child Migration and Transnationalized Violence in the Americas,” Journal of Latin American Geography 15(3): 23-48.

The article focuses on how the migration outbreak derives from transnational state policies and practices which pose negative effects on the lives of migrant children. The research highlights the historical component of the problem: structural violence and normalized violence. Structural

Swanson, Kate and Torres, Rebecca (2016) “Child Migration and Transnationalized Violence in the Americas,” Journal of Latin American Geography 15(3): 23-48.

The article focuses on how the migration outbreak derives from transnational state policies and practices which pose negative effects on the lives of migrant children. The research highlights the historical component of the problem: structural violence and normalized violence. Structural