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The Central American Child Emigration Crisis: Facts, Figures, and Root Causes | 09/24/14
Carlos Vargas-Ramos
Beginning in early 2014, news reports noted the rising number of unaccompanied minors attempting to cross the U.S. border with Mexico. Soon, it was described as a crisis. What made this flow of migrants a crisis? Who are these unaccompanied minors? What caused their migration? Did the United States play a role in it? » Publications » Carnegie Ethics Online

Using SMART Technology to Stop Wildlife Poachers | 05/17/13
Emma Stokes
Several major wildlife organizations collaborated on a free, open-source Spatial Monitoring and Reporting Tool to help park rangers improve their anti-poaching patrols. » Publications » Archive » Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016) » Innovations

Fair Ideas for Saving the Planet | 07/20/12
Tom Bigg
There were some glimpses of a sustainable future at IIED's Fair Ideas conference in Rio, but local innovations still need to scale up and penetrate the mainstream. » Publications » Archive » Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016) » Briefings

Brazil as an Emerging Environmental Donor | 04/17/12
Kathryn Hochstetler
Under the banner of solidarity diplomacy, Brazil is spreading its homegrown development innovations, including biofuel technologies. » Publications » Archive » Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016) » Briefings

Redeemers: Ideas and Power in Latin America | 03/06/12
Enrique Krauze, Joanne J. Myers
Che Guevara, Fidel Castro, Gabriel Marcia Marquez, Octavio Paz, and many more: Krauze discusses Latin America's intellectual, literary, and political figures who were inspired by revolutionary ideas, and hopes that his book will be "a requiem for the Latin American passionate revolution." » Multimedia » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Redeemers: Ideas and Power in Latin America | 02/29/12
Enrique Krauze, Joanne J. Myers
Che Guevara, Fidel Castro, Gabriel Marcia Marquez, Octavio Paz, and many more: Krauze discusses Latin America's intellectual, literary, and political figures who were inspired by revolutionary ideas, and hopes that his book will be "a requiem for the Latin American passionate revolution." » Multimedia » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Redeemers: Ideas and Power in Latin America | 02/29/12
Enrique Krauze, Joanne J. Myers
Che Guevara, Fidel Castro, Gabriel Marcia Marquez, Octavio Paz, and many more: Krauze discusses Latin America's intellectual, literary, and political figures who were inspired by revolutionary ideas, and hopes that his book will be "a requiem for the Latin American passionate revolution." » Multimedia » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Mining a Grave Concern in Guatemala's Election | 09/09/11
Kathryn M. Martorana
Strong natural resource management is essential for a young democracy, yet Guatemala's human rights advocates face death threats after a failed presidential debate on mining. » Publications » Archive » Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016) » Commentary

Follow the Money: Krishen Mehta on Capital Flight | 05/23/11
Krishen Mehta, Julia Taylor Kennedy
How does capital flight work and how big a problem is it? Krishen Mehta of Global Financial Integrity (GFI) explains that in total, developing countries lose close to $1 trillion every year, of which 65 percent is related to commercial tax evasion. » Multimedia » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Follow the Money: Krishen Mehta on Capital Flight | 05/20/11
Krishen Mehta, Julia Taylor Kennedy
How does capital flight work and how big a problem is it? Krishen Mehta of Global Financial Integrity (GFI) explains that in total, developing countries lose close to $1 trillion every year, of which 65 percent is related to commercial tax evasion. » Multimedia » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Obama's Tricky Trip to El Salvador | 03/24/11
Kevin Gallagher
Coming into office, Obama seemed to be in tune with Latin America in terms of economic policy, but the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations indicate an about-face. » Publications » Archive » Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016) » Commentary

Obama's Grade on Trade: B | 02/09/10
Mark Engler
Beyond the uncertain fate of trade agreements left over from the Bush years, President Obama has yet to implement the promises for trade reform he made on the campaign trail. » Publications » Archive » Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016) » Commentary

Carnegie Council Announces the Publication of "Teaching the Violent Past" edited by Elizabeth Cole | 09/21/07
Elizabeth A. Cole
How does a society deal with a violent past? This question is answered in the edited volume "Teaching the Violent Past", which examines the politics of how history is taught and the making of national identities and national memories following a conflict within a society. » News » Press Releases

Carnegie Council Announces the Publication of "Teaching the Violent Past" edited by Elizabeth Cole | 09/21/07
Elizabeth A. Cole
How does a society deal with a violent past? This question is answered in the edited volume "Teaching the Violent Past", which examines the politics of how history is taught and the making of national identities and national memories following a conflict within a society.

History Education and Reconciliation in Guatemala | 09/01/04
Elizabeth Oglesby
Carnegie Council Fellow Elizabeth Oglesby investigates to what degree the findings of the Guatemalan Historical Clarification Commission [CEH], have been integrated into secondary school history programs, how this happened and what are the politics of post-war and post-Commission education in Guatemala today. » Publications » Articles, Papers, and Reports

"The Chixoy Dam Destroyed Our Lives" | 04/26/04
Monti Aguirre
Monti Aguirre describes the tragedy of the Maya-Achi people of Guatemala, victims of a World Bank-funded hydro-electric dam, and their efforts to reclaim their lives. » Publications » Archive » Human Rights Dialogue (1994–2005) » Series 2 No. 11 (Spring 2004): Environmental Rights » SECTION 3 THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ENVIRONMENTAL RIGHTS AND ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE

Interview with Cristobal Osorio Sanchez | 04/26/04
Monti Aguirre
Sánchez is a survivor of massacres perpetrated against the Maya-Achí community of Rio Negro, Guatemala, and one of the Chixoy Dam-affected people. He is president of the Peasant Association of the Community of Rio Negro Maya-Achí and sits on the board of the Association of Chixoy Dam Affected Communities. » Publications » Archive » Human Rights Dialogue (1994–2005) » Series 2 No. 11 (Spring 2004): Environmental Rights » Online Exclusives

Latin American Amnesties in Comparative Perspective: Can the Past Be Buried? [Abstract] | 12/04/99
Margaret Popkin, Nehal Bhuta
Throughout Latin America during the past 15 years, new democratic or postwar governments have faced demands for transitional justice following the end of authoritarian rule or the conclusion of internal armed conflicts. » Publications » Ethics & International Affairs » Ethics & International Affairs, Volume 13 (1999) » Special Section: Amnesty, Justice, and Reconciliation

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The expanded table of contents includes an outline and summary for each chapter. » Education » Book Notes » Teaching the Violent Past » The Book: Teaching the Violent Past

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