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World Policy Journal (1 June 2018) 35 (2): 112–117.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Amelia Frank-Vitale Copyright © 2018 World Policy Institute 2018 Since September 2017, I’ve been living in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, conducting research among recent deportees for my doctoral thesis in anthropology. After years studying Central American transit migration through Mexico, I...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2017) 34 (2): 24–30.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Lauren Carasik Lawyer Lauren Carasik argues that the World Bank’s private-lending arm, the International Finance Corporation, has stoked a bloody land dispute in Honduras by funding the oligarch-owned agribusiness behind the violence. Now, with Carasik’s help, the Honduran farmers are taking the...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2017) 34 (4): 126.
Published: 01 December 2017
... 200 Deaths per 100,000 Live Births Live Deaths per 100,000 0 India Honduras Peru Mexico China Australia World Policy Journal compared Indigenous maternal mortality rates to national maternal mortality...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2005) 21 (4): 19–28.
Published: 01 December 2005
... was is the Central American Free Trade Agree­ “good news for Central America.”3 ment, known as CAFTA, which will bind O f course, Central America is already the economies of Costa Rica, El Salvador, closely tied economically to the United Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua (as States...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2018) 35 (2): 1–2.
Published: 01 June 2018
... to Honduras, and how, in a country so riven by violence and corruption, simply leading a normal life is no easy task. One of the more provocative pieces in the issue is by Sophie Bader, whose reporting on open defecation shaming in India and Nepal calls into question a popular strategy for improving...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2015) 32 (4): 10–13.
Published: 01 December 2015
... to the level of a civil war in El Salvador and Honduras. When analysts make the case for a unifying theme running across the region, they almost inevitably identify the lowest common denominator. In Latin America these days, one of the lowest common denominators is inequality. Another is a...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2000) 17 (1): 113–115.
Published: 01 March 2000
... guerrillas holding one-third of El Salvador, with Washington fighting a “covert war” against the Nicaraguan Sandinistas by arming the “contras,” and with Honduras as a U.S. “aircraft carrier” aiding and supply­ ing the contra war. It was not until the Costa Rican president, Oscar Arias, managed to ap­...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2017) 34 (3): 8–14.
Published: 01 September 2017
...” has since become a watchword across Latin America. The term describes a slew of policies to track down biological fathers and hold them responsible for their children born outside of marriage. Laws similar to Costa Rica’s have passed in Panama, Guatemala, and Honduras in recent years and are under...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2018) 35 (1): 30–34.
Published: 01 March 2018
... murders per 100,000 people is shared with a perverse excitement, as if, deep down, we are proud to be the country with the highest murder rate in the world; as if we, Honduras, and other countries in which murder also prowls are all competing in an athletic tournament, and overtaking the others should be...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2016) 33 (4): 39–46.
Published: 01 December 2016
... use it for cultural events and activities related to the life and well-being of women. La K-NTONA recently organized a lecture to raise awareness about Berta Caceres, an indigenous environmental activist assassinated in Honduras in March 2016. The collective is currently teaching urban gardening and...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2017) 34 (1): 3–7.
Published: 01 March 2017
.... Fairness is a far better ideal. I’ve spent over a decade writing and reporting in countries like South Sudan, Afghanistan, Palestine, and Honduras, where conflicts never occur between equals. To speak truths about who causes carnage or corruption isn’t advocacy; it’s a moral imperative, and honest editors...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2003) 20 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 March 2003
...”— co to enable us to expand across a continent. surely this is the authentic voice of Ameri­ In the twentieth century, even putting aside can neo-imperialism. Under this reading, the two world wars, we intervened mili­ America seeks satellites, not allies. We are tarily in Mexico, Honduras...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2003) 20 (2): 79–85.
Published: 01 June 2003
... countries approximately $20 million and $30 million, such as Guatemala, Honduras, Nepal, and respectively, on rule of law initiatives. The Bolivia into this category. Others are charac­ bulk of rule of law funding— approximately terized by “dominant-power politics,” in $150 million in 2002— comes...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2001) 18 (2): 65–70.
Published: 01 June 2001
... presidential re­ and murdered suspected leftists— sprang up quest— extended its deadline to 2004. first in Guatemala, and then spread to El True, peace of sorts has come to Guate­ Salvador and Honduras. In Guatemala, the mala. But appallingly, according to a recent sheer brutality of the violence...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2016) 33 (4): 26–34.
Published: 01 December 2016
... services.” Seven countries in Latin America and the Caribbean have complete bans on abortion, including the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Honduras, Nicaragua, Chile, and Suriname. But nowhere in the region is the criminalization of women’s bodies more visible than in El Salvador. The smallest and most...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2011) 28 (4): 34–41.
Published: 01 December 2011
... pregnancies,” says Luque of cisas . The risk of complications during pregnancy and delivery for girls aged 15 to 19 is double the rate for women in their 20s, and five times as high for girls under 15, according to the UN Population Fund. In countries like Nicaragua, as well as Chile, Honduras, and El...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2006) 23 (1): 85–91.
Published: 01 March 2006
... obliged to bar the importation of smuggled or stolen cultural artifacts, but they are encouraged to enact specific bans on objects looted from specific areas— as the U.S. has creditably enacted, at the request of El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Peru, Mali, and Cambodia. And it is...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2014) 31 (1): 39–47.
Published: 01 March 2014
... office at national and local levels is becoming all but routine. Many attribute a record number of women running for mayor in Brazil in 2012 to “the Dilma effect.” Rousseff’s leadership is motivating other women to run for office. Meanwhile in Honduras, Xiomara Castro—wife of ousted President Manuel...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2013) 30 (3): 57–64.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico (in some states), Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru, and Venezuela. And what’s unusual about this dedication of effort and resources to criminal justice is that Latin Americans have never been...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2014) 31 (3): 86–97.
Published: 01 September 2014
..., behind only Bolivia and Honduras in Latin America. In Bogotá, Medellín, and Cartagena, there are expensive restaurants serving food and drinks to the wealthy at New York prices. Meanwhile, the going rate for a maid in those cities is $20 per day. Thirty percent of Colombia’s population lives below the...