- Vincent Bevins, “Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil’s Would-Be Dictator” (The New York Review of Books, October 12, 2018).
Bolsonaro’s ideology is best understood as Operation Condor plus the Internet
- Alberto Pradilla, “El Gobierno Mintio: Hubo Orden Directa para Que los J–8 Patrullaran la Cicig y las Embajadas de ee.uu. Y Mexico” (Plaza Publica (Guatemala), October 10, 2018).
Documentos en poder de Plaza Pública demuestran que hubo una orden de patrullar los alrededores de la comisión y las embajadas de Estados Unidos y México, así como las sedes de la Corte de Constitucionalidad, el Ministerio Público y la Corte Suprema de Justicia
- Ron Nixon, “U.S. Campaign Against Migration Goes Unheard, or Unheeded, in Guatemala” (The New York Times, October 8, 2018).
Residents said they see daily advertisements by the smugglers, or coyotes, promising to get them to the United States. On at least one community radio station in Quetzaltenango, smugglers regularly offer to transport and help finance northbound travels
- “Building Peace in Mexico: Dilemmas Facing the Lopez Obrador Government” (International Crisis Group, October 12, 2018).
To make good on his campaign promises, his team should pursue justice in killings by state personnel, reform the civilian police and give robust mandates to truth commissions with victim participation
- Melissa del Bosque, “Checkpoint Nation” (The Texas Observer, October 8, 2018).
Some 200 million people — nearly two-thirds of all Americans — live within the “border zone,” which is defined by the Justice Department as the area up to 100 air miles from any U.S. land or coastal boundary