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State violence and human rights

The expansion of rights seen in almost all of Latin America is being challenged by the growth of police and institutional repression. From Mexico and Guatemala to Argentina and Brazil, repressive forces are out of control.

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Disappeared Youth Spark Protests in Mexico’s Worst Political Crisis in Decades

Following a week of accolades abroad, President Enrique Peña Nieto returned home to face the worst political crisis of his administration. Protests rage after local police forcibly disappeared 43 students of Ayotzinapa, a rural teaching college in the state of Guerrero. As investigations continue, the crisis has laid bare the violence and corruption that control large parts of the nation.

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Families of missing students in Guerrero, Mexico still have hope

Interview with Laura Carlsen on China Latin America Relations

CELAC 2014: ‘A Shift in Geopolitical Power’

Obama, tear down this wall

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September 2, 2013

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Laura Carlsen was a guest in Al Jazeera on the teachers’ strikes in Mexico

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August 19, 2013

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Laura Carlsen was commentator on CCTV on the legalization of marijuana in Uruguay. See Video

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July 1, 2013

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Laura Carlsen was a guest on radio UNAM on the Snowden case.

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