About: Laura Carlsen
Recent Posts by Laura Carlsen
The capture of Mexico’s most-wanted drug lord, Joaquín Guzman Loera “El Chapo” is a major victory for the U.S.-Mexican drug war. But will it reduce or increase the violence that plagues the country?
The Toluca summit will be aimed at building support for Mexican President Peña Nieto’s neoliberal reforms, in particular the privatization of oil and gas exploration and development and promotion of the controversial Transpacific Partnership.
There are two tests of social change movements: endurance and regeneration. After two decades, Mexico’s Zapatista movement can now say it passed both.
Our International Observatory of Women’s Human Rights and Resistance formed with the premise that women’s human rights cannot be supported in a non-democratic society and democracy cannot develop in a climate of human rights violations, such as Honduras’. We found that neither democracy nor human rights fared well in the Honduras elections.
This fall, the CIP Americas Program will be touring cities in the United States to speak about the devastating effects Continue Reading »
Written on October 29, 2013 at 10:43 am
Categories: Drug War
Recent Comments by Laura Carlsen
- February 23, 2014 on The Capture of El Chapo Guzman–What Happens Next?
- June 22, 2013 on Delegation Finds Militarization Causes Suffering, Family Separation and Death at the Border
- June 5, 2013 on Grassroots Organizations Call For New Security Model, Human Rights
- May 20, 2013 on Los inmigrantes, bienvenidos a las cárceles de los condados de Estados Unidos
- December 5, 2012 on Peña’s Promises