Adam Isacson

Still trying to understand Latin America, my own country, and why so few consequences are intended. These views are not necessarily my employer’s.


Sunlight everywhere

I’ve written a large amount over the past 24 hours. Some of it, a big report about the border wall, will be posted to WOLA’s website tomorrow. But for now, I’m tired. So enjoy this full rotation of the moon, including the never-seen-from-Earth “dark side,” from NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter. (Found on imgur.)

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Here’s the exact moment during today’s Inter-American Human Rights Commission hearing on transitional justice in Colombia where I, standing near the back, leaned against the wall and shut off all the lights in the room. In my defense, it’s a big room and it shouldn’t be this easy to shut off all the lights.

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