Economic crisis, product shortages, and polarization paint a scenario in which the continuity of the Bolivarian movement is at stake. So is the sovereignty of a country that dared to challenge dependence on the global superpower.
Increasingly, children are found among the thousands of Central American migrants traversing Mexico in hopes of making it into the United States. Although shelters take them in, current immigration policy and practices are not equipped to protect their rights.
Pietro Ameglio, a founding member of the Movement for Peace with Justice and Dignity, examines the performance of its first three years, focusing on the need to articulate goals and ideals while empowering other organizations and groups.
As supply chains are integrated, families are fractured. Governments herald the economic integration while dismissing as irrelevant the human impact. One industry – poultry production – demonstrates the social costs of “free trade”.
It’s common practice to take stock on this day of where we are and how far we’ve come in the movement for full gender equality and respect for the human rights of women. This year in the Americas, the situation is getting worse rather than better.