The temporary bilateral ceasefire agreed between the National Liberation Army (Ejército de Liberación Nacional, ELN) and the Colombian government paves the way for a deal to bring an end to armed conflict and reach a lasting peace in the South American country. Sinay Céspedes Moreno The announcement was […]
The forced disappearance of the 43 normalistas from Ayotzinapa reveals the direct involvement of the police force in the crime. Social movements are breaking the narco-narrative, instead defining the case as political oppression.
On the 26 September 2014, 43 students from the Ayotzinapa Normal School were forcibly disappeared by the Guerrero State police.
That in Venezuela there are very serious tensions, nobody can deny: upheavals typical of an unprecedented process of political, economic and social change in the country and which divides Venezuelans both by its mere existence and by the pace with which it is being implemented. Pablo Sapag M. […]
Shortly before leaving the Palacio de Planalto, Brazil’s constitutional president, Dilma Rousseff, warned that those behind the coup would “hold state institutions hostage so that they could be used to promote the most radical form of economic liberalism and social regression”. Moisés Pérez Mok It was 31 August […]
This city in the state of Chihuahua hides a mystery: a high record of cases of forced disappearance and a systemic lack of investigations by local authorities.
Cuauhtémoc presents all the major characteristics of state violence during the War on Drugs. While 1,698 people were officially registered as missing in 2016 in Chihuahua, 351 people were from Ciudad Cuauhtémoc.