Human Rights in Latin America
Derechos Humanos en America Latina

ARGENTINA

Human Rights in Argentina
 

BOLIVIA

Amnesty International
Human Rights Watch
U.S. Department of State (2005)

2008
Bolivia sees rise in mob justice (Video)
En Bolivia se realiza justicia comunitaria (Video)
Mujer se salva de morir linchada luego de robar mochila con 2 mil nuevos soles en Juliaca (Video)
Bolivian parents riot for justice (Video)

2009
Standoff between Evo Morales, Bolivian media outlets escalates
 

BRAZIL

Amnesty International
Human Rights Watch
U.S. Department of State (2005)
Human rights group denounces conditions in Brazilian prisons
Prostitución infantil encuentra caldo de cultivo en la pobreza
Spy Agency in Brazil Is Accused of Abuses
U.N. Envoy Accuses Brazil of Pervasive Prisoner Abuse
U.N. investigator says torture widespread in Brazil
Hidden Files Force Brazil to Face Its Past
 

CHILE

Human Rights in Chile
 

COLOMBIA

Amnesty International
Human Rights Watch
U.S. Department of State (2005)
Change and Fear in Colombia Rights Panel
Colombia Criticized on Human Rights
A Colombian Human Rights Figure Is the New Defense Minister
Colombian Military Fires 388 in Human Rights Effort
U.N. Faults Colombia for Civilian Deaths
Bogotá Says Army Killed Union Chiefs
US certifies Colombia's rights record
Colombia rights defenders say they're under constant attack
 

COSTA RICA

Amnesty International
Human Rights Watch
U.S. Department of State (2005)
 

CUBA

Human Rights in Cuba
 

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

Amnesty International
Human Rights Watch
U.S. Department of State (2005)
 

ECUADOR

Amnesty International
Human Rights Watch
U.S. Department of State (2005)
 

EL SALVADOR

Amnesty International
Human Rights Watch
U.S. Department of State (2005)
Report of the Commission on the Truth for El Salvador (1993)
Salvadoran Liable in '80 Slaying of Archbishop
El Salvador amnesty law lets perpetrators of priests' murders walk free
 

GUATEMALA

Amnesty International
Human Rights Watch
U.S. Department of State (2005)
U.S. Policy in Guatemala 1966-1996 (National Security Archive)
Guatemala: Memory of Silence--Report of the Commission for Historical Clarification
Government in Guatemala Is Accused of Backing Crimes
Guatemalan government admits responsibily for 1990 slaying of human rights leader
Gunmen attack Guatemalan human rights group
New Violence Over Rights Raises Fear in Guatemala
Rights Group Retreats on Charges of Threats by Guatemalan Squads
Rights in Guatemala: At Risk Still
Two on Amnesty Board Resign Over Reversal on Attack Claim
25-year quest for justice in fatal protest intensifies
Mildewed Police Files May Hold Clues to Atrocities in Guatemala
Guatemala opens book on decades of abuses
Payments and Apologies for Victims of Guatemala's Civil War
Guatemala convicts paramilitary in disappearances
 

HAITI

Human Rights in Haiti
 

HONDURAS

Amnesty International
Human Rights Watch
U.S. Department of State (2005)
Comite de Familiares de Detenidos Desaparecidos en Honduras (COFADEH)
C.I.A. Mishandled Data on Rights Violations in Honduras, Report Says
Report: Honduran children forced to peddle drugs in Canada
Ruling details torture claims
 

JAMAICA

Amnesty International
Human Rights Watch
U.S. State Department (2005)
 

MEXICO

Human Rights in Mexico
 

NICARAGUA

Amnesty International
Human Rights Watch
Nicaragua Today (U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, 1992)
U.S. Department of State (2005)
 

PANAMA

Amnesty International
Human Rights Watch
U.S. Department of State (2005)
'Comisión de la Verdad' divide la política panameña
Exhumed body in Panama may be activist priest
Panama lists names of military rule's victims
Panama's opposition says rights case being used for political ends
 

PARAGUAY

Amnesty International
Human Rights Watch
U.S. Department of State (2005)
United Nations Summary Record 1995
Archivo del Terror de Paraguay
Paraguay Breaks Up a Human Rights Rally
For a Sister, Court Fight Stirs Memories of Paraguay
Paraguay pays victims of former dictatorship
 

PERU

Amnesty International
Human Rights Watch
U.S. Department of State (2005)
Truth and Reconciliation Commission
Peru arrests two ex-generals in death squad probe
Peruvian system of justice called corrupt, inefficient
Peruvians to describe atrocities at truth hearings
Man Found Guilty in Va. Sought by Peru in Killings
Critics: Truth Commission wheels of justice are slow
 

URUGUAY

Amnesty International
Human Rights Watch
U.S. Department of State (2005)
 

VENEZUELA

Chavez guards attack dissident Elinor Montes.

Amnesty International
Human Rights Watch
U.S. Department of State (2005)
A Decade Under chavez: Human Rights in Venezuela (Summary)
A Decade Under chavez: Human Rights in Venezuela (Report)
Chavez investigates human rights abuses, names vice president
Derechos Humanos Venezuela
Derechos humanos en entredicho en Venezuela
Elinor Montes y los abismos
In a Venezuela Prison, Every Cranny Holds a Clan
Murders down in Caracas, but police wielding heavy hand
Venezuela Abused Protesters, Human Rights Groups Charge
Family of missing dissident fears the worst
Rights groups decry monitors' ouster
Hugo Chávez tightens control by silencing adversaries
 

OPERATION CONDOR

Operation Condor (1975-1977)