December 29, 2014 | Guatemala's Constitutional Court undid its historic genocide ruling in 2013. The trial is set to resume on January 5, but faces last-ditch efforts to derail it.
Articles by Jo-Marie Burt
December 11, 2014 | Latin America's transition out of dictatorship hinged on two words the U.S. would be wise to heed: "Never again."
July 27, 2012 | A recent Peruvian Supreme Court decision on a death squad is a setback for human rights in the country.
July 27, 2012 | A recent sentence for members of a death squad represents a step backward for Peru on human rights.
June 17, 2011 | With a slim majority in Congress and a still-strong conservative opposition, Ollanta Humala may well find it difficult to implement even his moderate program of change.
June 9, 2011 | Ollanta Humala's victory over Keiko Fujimori represents the triumph of hope over fear.
June 7, 2011 | First, Ollanta Humala needs to calm the roiled political waters of Peru.
June 5, 2011 | Would a Peru court free former President Fujimori, a convicted human-rights felon?
June 1, 2011 | Many support Ollanta Humala to prevent the return, in the form of his daughter, of former President Alberto Fujimori's human rights abuses.
Keiko Fujimori’s Candidacy Just Adds Insult to the Injury That Her Father Inflicted on the Body Politic of Peru
May 29, 2011 | Many in Peru take Keiko Fujimori's candidacy for the presidency personal.