The Mérida Initiative: Beneath the Surface

The Mérida Initiative, also referred to as Plan Mexico, is described by the U.S. Department of State as “an unprecedented partnership between the United States and Mexico to fight organized crime and associated violence while furthering respect for human rights and the rule of law.” The reality of the Mérida Initiative, however, is something entirely different.

Global Witness Report on Honduras Vindicates Berta Cáceres Act: We Urge Refining Recommendations for US

A new report from the human rights NGO Global Witness outlines the role of US foreign policy and commercial investment in widespread and systematic abuses of human rights in Honduras. The report, entitled Honduras: The Deadliest Place to Defend the Planet, is the...
Join the Witness for Peace International Team!

Join the Witness for Peace International Team!

The Witness for Peace International Program Team members work for positive changes in U.S. policy, in North-South relationships, and in the global economy. Positions are currently open in Mexico. International Program volunteers produce documentation of the impacts of...