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U.S. and Mexican Teachers Find Common Ground

Clayton Beverly is among teachers and activists who gathered last month outside the Mexican Consulate in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The protesters demanded a halt to government attacks against Mexican teachers, an immediate dialogue with the striking National Coordinator of Education Workers (CNTE) and the release of jailed union leaders.

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How Brexit Affects Latin America

Almost as soon as the results of the United Kingdom’s vote to leave the European Union came out, Latin America felt the impact. Following the Brexit referendum, the Brazilian stock market plummeted, the Argentine peso dropped, Mexican officials slashed the budget and Falkland Islanders began to worry.

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Death Squad Revelations and the New Police in Honduras

On June 21, 2015 the London-based Guardian newspaper published an article describing the testimony of a soldier who says he deserted the army after his unit was given an order to kill activists whose names appeared on two lists. The second list contained the name of Lenca indigenous leader Berta Caceres, murdered last March.

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More than 80 thousand persons are mobilized in the Megamarch summoned by Section 22 Oaxaca

Caravana por la Paz: historias de lucha y esperanza

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February 22, 2016

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Laura Carlsen is quoted in this article of the Daily Beast speaking about the wife, Emma Coronel Aispuro, of El Chapo. Read here.

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January 31, 2016

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Laura Carlsen is quoted in this Daily Beast article as she discusses the drug war violence in Tierra Caliente, Mexico. Read here.

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January 25, 2016

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Laura Carlsen’s letter to the editor published in the New York Times about the drug war and U.S. funding. Read here.

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